the Unbridled consumption of alcohol is unhealthy for the body. It at the most.
But in several indian districts, it has now in the course of the past week had fatal consequences for at least 86 people, that they have bought and drunk the cheap, unauthorized, hjemmebrændt sortbørs-spirits, which have been shown to be toxic.
The report to Hindustan Times and several other indian media, which reveal that the death toll in particular has exploded in the area around the city of Tarn Taran in Punjab. Here the tragic distribution of liquor preliminary cost 63 human lives.
Widow Paramjit Kaur with a photographer of her deceased husband, Joga Singh, in a village in Amritsar. He is one of the 86 deaths in the new scandal concerning the illegal distribution of poisoned liquor in several districts in India. Photo: Narinder Nanu/Ritzau Scanpix
The escalating death toll has so far forced the Punjab distriktsminister, Amarinder Singh, to go by, and issued hefty fines to the government officials and fyresedler to six police officers, which has not been rigorous enough in their scrutiny work.
the BJP-government at the same time becomes severely criticized for not taking the situation seriously enough.
the Police have only in the Punjab provisional arrest seven 'spirits-pirates' in the current investigation.
The indian government promises dødsofrenes bereaved families, what corresponds to 16.800 dollars in damages. A relatively high amount in a country where a craftsman typically raise 3500 dollars in monthly salary.
The first deaths as a result of the poisoned alcohol was detected on Wednesday, and since has police in several states carried out hundreds of searches and seized unknown quantities of hjemmebrændt spirits.
the Police investigation suggests that the dangerous beverages are produced on the side street-distilleries and distributed further by gadesalg and under the hand of an unknown number of caféejere.
the Body of a fatal victim of the indian spirits-scandal is taken away in an 'auto-rickshaw'. The wave of deaths has grown over the weekend. Photo: Narinder Nanu/Ritzau Scanpix
There have previously been examples of producers added methanol to make spiritusen more durable and stronger.
the Substance is liable to make people blind, give leveskader. In the worst case it can be deadly.
Before the purged delstatsminister Amarinder Singh walked by, he put in an effort to curb katrastrofen a regular hunting on the illegal manufacturers and distributors in the work
Experience in the parts were missing he did not.
Massedødsfald as a result of the toxic alcohol has previously hit several indian districts, and so late as in June konfliskerede the police in the Punjab more than 1.6 million gallons of the substance lahan, which is the raw material for the production of hjemmebrændt spirits.
'Operation Red Rose' cast, according to The Indian Express 2664 arrests of itself.
Last year, died in 133 people after having consumed alcohol added methanol in several districts of India's north-eastern corner.