Seven die after consuming spurious liquor in Assam

Golaghat (Assam), Jun 3 (PTI):  At least seven people, including a woman, died after allegedly consuming spurious country-made liquor in Golaghat district, the police said today.


The incident took place at Borpathar area under Dhansiri sub-division of Golaghat district.


Seven people have lost their lives in the last 48 hours after allegedly consuming country-made liquor, the police said.


“Some more people have fallen ill although we don’t have the exact details yet as the place is a little interior,” a police officer said, adding a case has been registered at Borpathar police station and investigation into the matter is underway.


Two persons have been arrested for stocking huge amount of country-made liquor illegally, he said.