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

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 August 2016, 9:54 IST

Bihar's Gopalganj district has been plunged into a state of chaos as the Bihar government has suspended 25 police officials, including Inspector of Town Police Station, following the death of 18 people due to consumption of spurious liquor.

Six people have been arrested in the case and an FIR has been registered against 14 people.

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

Director General of Police PK 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.

--ANI

First published: 19 August 2016, 9:54 IST
 
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