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10 die after drinking spurious liquor, local administration denies hooch tragedy

More than 10 persons died and many became ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor at Gopalganj District of Bihar on Wednesday. However, the local administration has denied commenting on the cause of death and was waiting for the postmortem reports.

“Nearly 10 persons have died and some are under treatment at Gopalganj Sadar hospital. The cause of death is still unknown which could come out in postmortem reports,” Rahul Kumar District Magistrate told Reporters.

The family members of the deceased persons had claimed that their loved ones died after they consumed spurious liquor. As per sources, the local police have arrested some persons in with alcohol in this regard.

Notably, the Bihar government has banned drinking, sale and manufacturing of all kinds of liquor in the state. Many arresting were done in past on violation of newly framed law.