Punjab Hooch Tragedy: AAP demands CBI probe

Video Credit: ANI
Published on August 2, 2020 - Duration: 02:13s

Punjab Hooch Tragedy: AAP demands CBI probe

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on August 2 staged a protest in front of a civil hospital in Tarn Taran over hooch tragedy case.

The protestors demanded resignation of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

AAP Punjab president Bhagwant Mann also reached civil hospital and met to the patients and family members of the deceased.

He slammed the CM Singh and demanded CBI probe.

Hooch tragedy claimed at least 86 lives.

Most of the deceased are from Tarn Taran, which accounts for 63 deaths, followed by Amritsar Rural at 12 and Gurdaspur (Batala) at 11.

The Punjab Police has arrested 17 more people in a "massive crackdown" spanning more than 100 raids.

The total number of arrests in the case has gone up to 25, the police said.


You are here


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions





Bhagwant Mann

Indian politician and comedian

Punjab, India

State in northern India
Amid protests against the new farm laws, especially in Punjab and Haryana, Congress MP from Kerala T N Prathapan moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking to..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 hours ago

According to the IMD, conditions are becoming favourable for further withdrawal of the South-west monsoon from some more parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana,..
Credit: DNA - Published 7 hours ago



Gurdaspur district

District in Punjab, India

Related news from verified sources

Punjab Congress chief miffed with their demand for CBI, ED probe into hooch tragedy
on August 4, 2020 • Hindu

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered the suspension of seven excise officials along with two DSPs and four SHOs of Punjab Police,...
on August 1, 2020 • IndiaTimes

The toll in the hooch tragedy in Punjab mounted to 70 on Saturday, with maximum 47 deaths reported from Tarn Taran district.
on August 1, 2020 • IndiaTimes

Related videos from verified sources

Punjab hooch tragedy: Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa demands CBI probe 02:17
Video credit: ANI - Published on August 8, 2020 

Hooch tragedy: Punjab CM meets families of victims 01:22
Video credit: ANI - Published on August 7, 2020 

Punjab Hooch Tragedy: '18 arrested so far,' says Tarn Taran SSP 01:46
Video credit: ANI - Published on August 2, 2020 

You might like