Saturday, 21 November 2020
Six people died and at least 15 are admitted to a hospital after allegedly consuming suspected illicit liquor in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj.The tragedy took place on Friday in Amilia village.Locals say the victims consumed country liquor from a shop last night. Soon after, several people fell ill. The husband-wife duo who ran the liquor shop have been arrested based on initial evidence.
Prayagraj District Magistrate Bhanu Chandra Goswami the exact cause of the deaths can be confirmed only after autopsies and sample reports of the liquor."A team of district officials reached Amilia village after receiving information about the deaths due to consumption of illicit liquor," the official said adding that the samples of liquor have been sent for testing.