Added on : 2022-07-26 12:25:18
As many as 21 people have died so far while over 30 are undergoing treatment at various government hospitals after consuming spurious liquor in the dry state of Gujarat. 16 people have died in the Botad district alone while five people from Dhandhuka taluka of neighbouring Ahmedabad district have died during treatment since Monday.
The Hooch tragedy in Gujarat has affected people from five districts including Botad, Bhavnagar, Barvala and Dhandhuka. The police have also detained three people from Botad district over their alleged involvement in manufacturing and selling spurious country-made liquor. IGP Bhavnagar range Ashok Kumar Yadav said an SIT will be formed to probe into the incident and nab bootleggers. The Gujarat ATS and the Ahmedabad crime branch have also joined the probe.