Lucknow, 21 November (IANS). In Uttar Pradesh these days, illegal liquor is causing death of people. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has shown strictness regarding this. Taking a tough stance on the deaths of people due to illegal country liquor in Lucknow and Prayagraj, they have directed to take action against them under the Gangster Act and attach compensation to the victims’ families by attaching the property of the guilty.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed the state’s DGP, Principal Secretary Excise and other senior officials to curb the black trade of illegal liquor at any cost in the state. Along with this, it has been warned that if illegal liquor is found selling in an area, the strictest action will be taken against the police station and excise officers there. Now along with suspension and dismissal, FIR will be lodged and sent to jail. Six people died in Prayagraj and five in Lucknow.
The Chief Minister has clearly said that illegal liquor should not be sold in any district of Uttar Pradesh. This black business should be controlled at all costs. The Uttar Pradesh government has constituted a team of Excise Department to stop the manufacture and sale of illegal and raw liquor and directed to conduct a 15-day special campaign in each district.
Additional Chief Secretary Excise Sanjay R. Bhusreddy informed that a team of Excise Department has been constituted and directed to conduct a 15-day special campaign in each district. During the winter season, unwanted people randomly make raw liquor at home, which needs to be effectively stopped. For this, this campaign is being carried out so that illegal and raw liquor in any form is not manufactured and sold.
Bhusreddy said that necessary guidelines have been issued in all the districts in this regard. He informed that for this campaign, the police department will also cooperate with the excise department’s team at the district level as per the requirement, so that in each case an effective ban on the manufacture, sale and transportation of illegal raw liquor can be stopped.
Additional Chief Secretary directed that joint teams of Police, Administration and Excise should be formed through the District Magistrate and these teams should be supported by enforcement units as required. These teams should raid the infamous bases of illicit liquor and narcotics to destroy the trafficking and ensure action against the arrested accused in the harshest sections of the IPC and other acts. Along with this, the property of the accused persons will also be attached.
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