Hooch Havoc: Death toll crosses 74

Mumbai: The death toll in the Mumbai spurious liquor case has gone to 74 and 31 are hospitalized undergoing treatment.

Chief minister Devendra Phadnavis demanded a report in the case within two days.

The crime branch has arrested five people in the case. Francis D’Mello and Salim Shaikh, will be produced before a local court on Saturday. The duo is believed to be distributors of the spurious liquor.

Earlier, on Friday, the crime branch arrested three retailers – Raju Pascar, Donald Patel and Gautam Harte.

Eight police personnel from the Malwani police station, including senior inspector Prakash Patil, had been suspended on Friday for lapses.


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