Assam: Seven including a woman die after consuming spurious country-made liquor


Golaghat, Jun 3, 2018: 

At least seven people, including a woman, died after allegedly consuming spurious country-made liquor in Golaghat district, the police said today.

The incident took place at Borpathar area under Dhansiri sub-division of Golaghat district.

Seven people have lost their lives in the last 48 hours after allegedly consuming country-made liquor, the police said.

"Some more people have fallen ill although we don't have the exact details yet as the place is a little interior," a police officer said, adding a case has been registered at Borpathar police station and investigation into the matter is underway.

Two persons have been arrested for stocking huge amount of country-made liquor illegally, he said.

Source: Outlook

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