Kanpur, Apr 12: Two people died while six others were rushed to the hospital in critical condition after they consumed spurious liquor in the Sajeti area of this district on Sunday.
Police sources here said that a truck driver Anup Sacchan of Mavai Vacchan village brought the liquor on Saturday and 8 people including the driver and a gram pradhan Randhir Singh consumed it in the night.
But in the early morning of Sunday, the condition of all the eight turned critical and were rushed to the hospital in the city. During the treatment truck driver Anup(34) and his cousin Ankit (30)died at the hospital while the other six are in critical condition.
DIG Anant Dev Tiwari confirmed the death of two people in hooch. "We have alerted all the police stations in the district while investigation was underway to locate from where the spurious liquor was purchased, " the DIG said. (UNI)