The variety of deaths within the Punjab poisonous liquor tragedy rose to 86 on Saturday whilst Chief Minister Amarinder Singh suspended seven excise officers and 6 policemen, officers stated.
The federal government additionally introduced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for every of the households of these useless, they stated.
Tarn Taran alone accounted for 63 deaths, adopted by 12 in Amritsar and 11 in Gurdaspur”s Batala. Until Friday evening, the state had reported 39 deaths within the tragedy unfolding since Wednesday evening.
Based on an official assertion, the Chief Minister ordered the suspension of seven excise officers, together with six policemen.
Among the many suspended officers are two deputy superintendents of police and 4 station home officers.
Strict motion might be taken towards any public servant or others discovered complicit within the case, stated the chief minister, describing the police and excise division failure to test the manufacturing and sale of poisonous liquor as shameful.
No one might be allowed to get away with feeding poison to our folks, he added