Bihar hooch tragedy: 25 police officials suspended, FIR against 14 people

The Bihar government has suspended 25 police officials including Inspector of Town Police Station of Gopalganj District following the hooch tragedy, in which 18 people so far have died due to consumption of spurious liquor in the district.

Published: 19th August 2016 09:45 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th August 2016 10:04 AM   |  A+A-

By ANI

PATNA: The Bihar government has suspended 25 police officials including Inspector of Town Police Station of Gopalganj District following the hooch tragedy, in which 18 people so far have died due to consumption of spurious liquor in the district.

The illegal liquor unit was running at Khajurwani village under the jurisdiction of Town Police Station.

Director General of Police P.K. Thakur said that FIRs have been registered against 14 persons in two different cases.

He said six persons have so far been arrested and a massive man-hunt is on to nab main culprits.

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