Nawada poisonous liquor scandal: Special investigation team also admitted 16 deaths and 4 lost eyesight due to this

April 6, 2021

Fake liquor is believed to be the reason behind the deaths in Nawada. On the instructions of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the investigation team from Patna admitted that the deaths in Nawada in three days could be due to fake liquor. The Inspector General of Excise and Registration, B Karthikeya Dhanji, who is heading the investigation team, told the media at the Nawada Circuit House on Saturday that whatever was revealed after intelligence, raids conducted so far and searches, prima facie people There is talk of fake alcohol somewhere in the death.

Fake liquor is believed to be the reason behind the deaths in Nawada. On the instructions of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the investigation team from Patna admitted that the deaths in Nawada in three days could be due to fake liquor. The Inspector General of Excise and Registration, B Karthikeya Dhanji, who is heading the investigation team, told the media at the Nawada Circuit House on Saturday that whatever was revealed after intelligence, raids conducted so far and searches, prima facie people There is talk of fake alcohol somewhere in the death.
In the presence of DM of Nawada and other members of the investigation team, the excise commissioner said, but we can confirm it only when the viscera report and the report of the seized liquor comes. On the spot, members of the investigation team were present IG Prohibition Amrit Raj, Joint Commissioner of Prohibition of Excise and Registration Department Krishna Prasad and SP Prohibition Patna Sanjay Kumar Singh, besides Superintendent of Prohibition Nalanda Vijay Shekhar Dubey. IG alcohol prohibition Amrit Raj said that raids and searches were conducted on the basis of intelligence. The liquor recovered during this time has been sent to the Chemical Lab for examination. At the same time, the family of the deceased was also talked to. Prima facie, after looking at all the aspects, there seems to be a case of fake liquor.
The investigation team sent on the instructions of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar regarding the continuous deaths in Nawada reached the conclusion within 24 hours. The investigation team constituted under the chairmanship of the Excise Commissioner reached Nawada Circuit House at around 6 pm on Friday evening. From that time onwards, the team continued to review the matter by interrogating Nawada DM Yashpal Meena, SP Dhurta Sayali Savlaram and Superintendent Madya Nidh Anil Kumar Azad till late night and Saturday afternoon. Based on the evidence presented by Nawada officials related to the incident, the investigation team reached the conclusion after noon and returned to Patna. The team did not have to go anywhere else to investigate the matter. Let us know that from March 31 to April 1, 16 people of Nawada Nagar police station area died under suspicious circumstances, while the eyes of four have been lighted.
Excise Commissioner B Karthikeya Dhanji told that there is a possibility of fake liquor behind the deaths in Nawada. To confirm this, viscera of three dead has been sent to the lab for examination. This can be confirmed on the basis of the report. Seven FIRs have been registered. The investigation of the case has been started. A lot of leads and inputs have been found. SIT has been formed for investigation. This includes officers from the Police and Alcohol Prohibition Department.
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