In Punjab, 86 people have died in the poisonous alcohol scandal (Hooch Tragedy) so far. The police are continuously conducting raids to nab the accused. Meanwhile, 4 main accused of poisonous liquor case are under arrest. The special thing is that two of them are women. According to the police, these two women are the masterminds of the accident. Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh has suspended seven excise officers and six policemen in this case so far.
Selling liquor for 30 years
According to the English newspaper Tribune, the four accused who have been arrested include Triveni Chauhan and Darshan Rani who is also known as Fauja. The sons of these two ladies have also been arrested. A person living in Hathi Gate area of Batala told that both women are the masterminds of the whole incident. Both of them were selling liquor illegally for the last 30 years. It is being said that they are doing business with the involvement of the police.
Attempt to dodge the police
Police officials say that Triveni Chauhan tried to dodge the police. The police said, “To prove himself innocent, Triveni also took the police to the place where the deaths happened. Actually she wanted to confuse the police. Later we came to know about his involvement in this incident. Police says that the death toll may increase further.
CBI investigation requested
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has demanded a CBI inquiry into the poisonous liquor tragedy in Punjab. Kejriwal claimed that the local police has not solved any case related to illegal liquor in the last few months. Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party is in opposition in Punjab