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Four dead after consuming hooch in Ghaziabad

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Four people have died after consuming illicit liquor in colony under the station area here, police said today.

The victims, identified as Sandeep, Ashok, Avinash, and Sriniwas, fell sick after consuming hooch last night, of Police H N Singh said.

Moments later, Sandeep, and fell unconscious and were rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared them "brought dead', Singh said.

and Sriniwas were also admitted at the hospital. died this morning at the of while Sriniwas was still undergoing treatment, Singh said.

The SSP added that Khoda SHO Dhuruv Bhushan Dubey, police post in-charge and beat constables and were suspended for dereliction of duty after the incident came to light.

Meanwhile, wrote to the urging stringent action against errant staff of the department for not cracking down upon illicit liquor sale in the area.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 19:10 IST