At least four people were dead allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Amritsar on Thursday. The incident was reported from Muchhal village in the city, the police said, adding an investigation in the matter is underway. According to the locals, six people have died but the police officials are claiming that only four people have died.
"Four people have died here and this is a matter of investigation," said Amolak Singh, Investigating Officer.
"My dad consumed spurious liquor yesterday (Wednesday) following which his BP shot up. I called the doctor but his health did not improve. Later, I took him to the hospital where he was declared dead. People make this liquor in this village only but they are not being caught," said Harjeet Singh.
Mother of one of the deceased asserted that a total of six people have died here by consuming spurious liquor.
(With agency inputs)