Azamgarh. During the UP Assembly Election (UP Election 2022) Azamgarh The death of five people after drinking spurious liquor (Hooch tragedy in Azamgarh) has created a stir. At the same time, 41 people are admitted in many hospitals, out of which 2 to 3 patients are in serious condition. Whereas the Excise Department has suspended three of its officers and employees with immediate effect. In this, apart from Inspector Neeraj Singh of Azamgarh, Excise constables Suman Kumar Pandey and Rajendra Pratap Singh are included. With this, the Excise has said to start a departmental inquiry.
This case is of Mahul town of Ahraula police station area of Azamgarh. At the same time, the connection of SP’s veteran leader Bahubali Ramakant Yadav has also come to the fore in this incident. In fact, Ranjesh Yadav is the owner of the government contract from which people had bought country liquor on Sunday. According to the villagers, the accused calls Ramakant Yadav, the Bahubali of the Samajwadi Party, as his maternal grandfather. In fact, the licensee of the government contract, Rangesh Yadav, is the son of the daughter of the sister of SP’s Bahubali leader. This time SP has made Bahubali Ramakant Yadav its candidate from Phulpur Powai. Not only this, the villagers are openly accusing Ramakant Yadav of this incident. Apart from this, he is also performing.
District Magistrate Amrit Tripathi wrote a letter to the Election Commission
At the same time, District Magistrate Amrit Tripathi and Superintendent of Police Anurag Arya, while writing a letter to the Election Commission, raised questions on the Excise Department regarding the Azamgarh liquor incident. In this case, along with Ahraula police station in-charge Sanjay Singh, outpost in-charge Mahul and beat constable negligence have come to the fore.
People kept taking patients to the hospital overnight
At the same time, after drinking poisonous liquor, there was talk of people’s health getting worse late in the night. After this, people kept taking those who got sick overnight to the hospital. According to the relatives of the deceased, all the people had bought and drank liquor from a country liquor shop in Mahul town itself, but after that the health of the people started deteriorating. After this people were taken to the hospital, but five people have died. According to the villagers, more than ten people have died so far. While there is mourning in the family of the deceased. The relatives of the deceased say that due to the negligence of the administration, poisonous liquor is being sold in the area. Administration should take strict action against the culprits.