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Hooch kills 4 in UP, four cops suspended

IANS  |  Ghaziabad 

Four persons died and one took ill on Tuesday after consuming illicit liquor following which four policemen, including the area SHO, were suspended in Khora locality here, police said.

Police received an anonymous call on Tuesday morning informing about the victims, SP City said, adding that the caller said that several persons consumed liquor, which they bought from an unauthorised vendor, in a park here till midnight.

After the call, senior police and other officers, including the District Magistrate, rushed to the spot. The victims were taken to in Delhi.

The deceased were identified as Sandeep (18), Avneesh (25), (45) and Ravendra (36). The condition of is critical, Tomar said.

Taking punitive action, SSP H.N. Singh suspended four policemen -- SHO Dhruv Bhushan Dubey, the area police post in-charge and two beat constables and

A was being conducted by the police to find if there are more victims.

has recommended action against some officers of the excise department.

inquired about the case and sought a detailed report from the



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 17:52 IST