Hooch Tragedy: So far 35 people have died in Gujarat’s Dhandhuka, Barwala, Ahmedabad rural due to poisonous liquor. The health of 40 people is very bad. They are undergoing treatment in hospitals in Bhavnagar Ahmedabad. DGP Ashish Bhatia has confirmed this before the media.
Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghvi sought report in 24 hours
Taking cognizance of the poisonous liquor incident, Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghvi sought a report in 24 hours. Congress Gujarat President Jagdish Thakor also reached Rojid village along with a delegation to meet the victims.
Demand for compensation amount for the families of the deceased
Bharatiya Tribal Party MLA Mahesh Vasava met the victims and said that in the name of prohibition of liquor, weeks are going on in the state. Demanded 50-50 lakh assistance for the next of kin of the deceased.
SIT formed for investigation
By evening, the news of people dying due to spurious liquor started coming. Bhavnagar Range IG Ashok Yadav has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the incident. It will be headed by the Deputy Superintendent of Police.
Due to this poisonous liquor scandal that happened ahead of the assembly elections, the opposition has directly accused the ruling BJP of corruption, saying that despite Gandhiji’s prohibition in Gujarat, illegal liquor shops are running in every village.
Illegal liquor business is going on due to the nexus of the politician and the police officer. Bhavnagar Range IG Ashok Yadav has also called FSL team from Gandhinagar for investigation FSL team will take samples of liquor and check the chemical mixed in it. After getting information about the incident, ATS DIG Dipen Bhadran also reached Rojid village of Barwala.
People admitted in Barwala were taken to Bhavnagar Civil Hospital
Superintendent of Police Sunil Joshi, who reached Barwala from Bhavnagar, took along with him other police officers as well as ambulances etc. The sick people admitted to the hospital of Barwala were taken to the Civil Hospital in Bhavnagar on the night itself.
Dhandhuka MLA Rajesh Gohil has claimed that so far a dozen people have died in several villages of Dum Duba tehsil of Ahmedabad district and the condition of two dozen people is bad.
Accused arrested for making country liquor
On the other hand, the police have arrested the accused making country liquor in the village, where is it going that illegal country liquor business is going on in a house near Botad Nabui Quartet.
Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal is also on a tour of Gujarat and while giving his reaction on this liquor incident, he has said that liquor is banned in Gujarat. Despite this, such incidents are unfortunate. Despite the ban, everyone knows that liquor is sold illegally in the state, but the question is under whose protection the business of illicit liquor runs fearlessly.
Congress chief spokesperson Manish Doshi and spokesperson Manhar Patel have blamed the BJP government and said that due to the corrupt policy of the government, corruption is spread all over from village to Gandhinagar in the state.
The life of the common man has become difficult, people doing business of mafia and illegal liquor have started threatening the police officers too. Liquor ban was implemented with the establishment of the state in Gujarat by Mahatma Gandhi, but due to the corrupt policy of the BJP, the liquor business is flourishing today. The Congress has also alleged that crores of rupees reach politicians and officials due to illegal liquor, so no measures are taken to stop it.