One more person died in the hooch tragedy at Purva village of Madarmau area in Gosainganj during his treatment in Civil hospital on Wednesday morning. Death toll in the hooch tragedy has now reached to three. Police and administrative officials launched a campaign against illegal alcohol factories after this incident.
Buddharam, a resident of Purva village of Madarmau in Gosaiganj along with 6 villagers consumed poisonous liquor on Sunday. Buddharam’s brother Maniram and his cousin Munnilal died on Monday night. However, Buddharam, who was admitted to Civil Hospital after showing weakness, died on Wednesday morning.
District Magistrate Rajshekhar ordered SDM Mohanlalganj to investigate the incident. Police suspect they might have consumed thinner instead of liquor.