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Punjab hooch disaster: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal demands CBI probe

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Mr. Kejriwal declared that none of the cases referring to illegal alcohol in the last few months have actually been resolved by the local police.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the Punjab booze disaster which has declared 86 lives so far

Mr. Kejriwal, whose Aam Aadmi Party is in the Opposition in the state, claimed that none of the cases referring to illicit liquor in the last couple of months have actually been solved by the regional police.

” Saddened by the loss of lives in Punjab due to illicit alcohol. State govt. requirements to instantly take essential steps to curb such mafias,” Mr. Kejriwal tweeted.

” The case need to be turned over to CBI instantly as none of the illegal alcohol cases from the last few months have been fixed by local cops,” he stated.

On Saturday, the death toll in the Punjab hooch tragedy increased to 86 with 48 more people reported dead after consuming spurious liquor, triggering the state federal government to suspend 7 excise and six cops authorities.

The disaster has actually been unfolding considering that Wednesday evening in 3 Punjab districts. Sixty-three of the deaths were reported from Tarn Taran district, 12 in Amritsar and 11 in Gurdaspur’s Batala, officials said.

Twenty-five people have actually been detained up until now amid opposition criticism and needs for the resignation of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who has actually cautioned of strict action against anyone discovered complicit in the case.



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