Additional Chief Secretary Avnish Awasthi has summoned the report regarding the liquor scandals in UP. (File Photo)
Lucknow News: After the Aligarh liquor incident, the UP government has started strictness. In this case, the status report of such cases across the state has been summoned from the Additional Director General of Police, Campaign. He has to give this report to Additional Chief Secretary, Home Avnish Awasthi in 3 days.
Lucknow. After the liquor incident (Hooch Tragedy) in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, the government has started strictness. In the matter, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Awanish Awasthi (ACS, Home Awanish Awasthi) has summoned the report from the Additional Director General of Police, Prosecution. ACS Home has summoned the status report of cases related to illegal liquor in the state. The ADG has directed the prosecution to submit the status report in three days. He has directed strict monitoring of the cases related to excise in the state. Efforts have been started to bring the culprits to justice by making strong arguments in the court and instructions have been given to impose Gangster Act on the accused.
Let us tell you that Rishi Sharma, the main accused responsible for the deaths in the Aligarh Liquor Case and a prize money of one lakh, has been arrested by the police recently. He was a member of BJP, after which BJP has also expelled him from the party. Apart from this, action has been started against the 5 main accused in the case under NSA and Gangster Act.
Let us tell you that in the Tappal and Akarabad police station areas of Aligarh, the chain of deaths due to drinking spurious liquor, which started on May 28, continued for several days. The administration has confirmed the death of 35 people in this so far. Apart from this, on June 2, 10 brick kiln workers had died due to drinking liquor thrown in the canal in Jawan police station area. In this way the official figure of deaths due to spurious liquor in the district has gone up to 45.
However, postmortem of 98 people who died due to suspected drinking of poisonous liquor has been done so far. The administration believes that in addition to 35 people who have undergone postmortem, only after their viscera report will be considered whether they have died due to drinking spurious liquor or not.