In the last two days in Deurwa Panchayat of the block area, dozens of people have died due to drinking spurious liquor, while many people are still ill, the villagers are confirming this. At the same time, the administration is denying the incident of drinking spurious liquor. DM Kundan Kumar has said that a team has been sent to the border villages of Lauria and Ramnagar blocks for investigation. So far, two people have died due to heart attacks. On the other hand, villagers say that so many deaths have happened due to drinking spurious liquor. Regarding the incident, Sitka's Male MLA Virendra Prasad Gupta said that the villagers have spoken of death due to drinking alcohol. People are afraid to tell the truth to the police administration due to the terror of power and administrative pressure. Liquor kilns and gambling dens are being operated in the area under police protection.
Among the dead are Bikau Mian, son of Jumman Mian, resident of Ward seven of Deurwa Panchayat, Latif Sah, resident of Ward six, Ramvriksha Chaudhary, Bhagwan Panda, resident of Pandapatti, etc. Various discussions are going on regarding the incident. It was told that he was having trouble breathing. The relatives of the dead are not telling anything. Local public representatives are also not ready to tell anything. Surprisingly, the Medical Officer-in-Charge Dr. Abdul Ghani also expressed ignorance about the incident. Talking about the police, in-charge SHO Krishna Prasad said that information about the death of some people has been received, which is being investigated.
The picture changed on the arrival of the MLA, said - villagers died due to drinking alcohol
The picture changed after the arrival of Sikta's Male MLA Virendra Prasad Gupta on Friday morning in connection with the death of a dozen people under suspicious circumstances in the area of Devraj of Lauria and Ramnagar block for the last two days. In a hurry, the villagers who cremated the dead bodies out of fear became vocal and started speaking openly. The villagers accepted before the MLA that the death was caused by drinking alcohol. However, the MLA had to struggle a lot in making the villagers vocal. The MLA said that people are afraid to tell the truth due to the terror of power and administrative pressure. There are eight liquor kilns and a gambling den. The police and administration are aware of this. Despite this the officials did not take action. Deurwa, Bagahi, Pandapatti, Tellapur, of Lauria Block In Dumra and Jogia Devraj village of Ramnagar block, the relatives of the dead and sick people have been scared by the administration. Because of this, these people are afraid to tell the truth.
Movement of officials in Devraj area of Lauria
In the area of Devraj of Lauria and Ramnagar block, administrative agitation has increased in the case of death of a dozen people under suspicious circumstances for the last two days. Last night, under the leadership of DM Kundan Kumar, a team of officers went to half a dozen villages of Devraj area. The relatives of the deceased were interviewed, but the relatives of the deceased are refusing to give the cause of death. Still, many people are ill, who are getting treatment in different private hospitals. The relatives of sick people are also being questioned by the administration. Deurwa, Bagahi, Pandapatti, Telpur, of Lauria block regarding death In the Jogia Devraj village of Dumra and Ramnagar blocks, the relatives of the deceased and sick people are being interrogated. According to sources, information is being received that all these people had gathered at a shop in Deurwa village three days ago. Had breakfast and water there. It is also discussed that the liquor party went on. Everyone drank heavily and on their way home started getting sick one by one. Many died at home due to vomiting and shortness of breath, while some died after reaching hospitals. The names of Bikau Mian of Deurwa, Latif Sah, Ramvriksha Chaudhary and Bhagwan Panda, Naeem Hajam and Suresh Sah of Jogia Devraj, Rabul Mian of Bagahi Devraj and Jhunna Mian of Gonaha Devraj have been revealed. Several other people have also died, the investigation of which is going on.
Two die of heart attack and a case of food poisoning
DM Kundan Kumar has said that a team has been sent to the border villages of Lauria and Ramnagar blocks for investigation. So far, two people have died due to heart attack. Some more deaths have been reported from food poisoning. The medical team has been sent. Anything can be said only after the investigation report comes. The issue of drinking alcohol has not been revealed yet. The dead bodies have also been cremated by relatives. The team of officers is talking to the relatives of the dead and sick people to know the truth.
The medical team reached the Devraj area
Under the leadership of Medical Officer-in-Charge Dr Abdul Gani, the medical team reached the area of Devraj on Friday morning. He told that he is talking to the relatives of the deceased and sick people. The cause of the disease is being ascertained. Everyone is saying that it is natural death.
Had a drink on the evening of July 12
In the evening of July 12, around one and a half dozen people drank alcohol in a liquor shop in Deurwa village of Lauria block. Everyone went to their respective homes after drinking alcohol and restlessness increased. Already treated with quacks locally. Then Ramnagar, Lauria and Bettiah were taken to private hospitals for treatment. Izhar Mian of Tellpur is still undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College Hospital. While Mumtaz Ansari of Deurwa is undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Bettiah. The condition of both remains critical.
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