Main Accused of Maha Hooch Tragedy arested


New Delhi:The main accused in the spurious liquor case in Mumbai has been arrested from New Delhi, sources stated. The tragedy had resulted in the death of more than 100 people, with a further 47 people hospitalised for consuming the hooch.

Meanwhile, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had earlier order an enquiry into the matter, has announced an ex- gratia of Rs. One lakh to the families of the victims.cReportedly, eight police officials have been suspended for ‘negligent approach while discharging their duty’ for not being able to check the production of spurious liquor and the case is being looked into by the crime branch.