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

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

ANI| Updated: Aug 19, 2016, 11:51 AM IST

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.

Six people have been arrested in the case and a 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 manhunt is on to nab main culprits.