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Punjab Police constitutes four member SIT to probe Sangrur spurious liquor deaths

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | March 23, 2024 06:11 PM

CHANDIGARH: In order to unearth the entire nexus behind Sangrur Spurious Liquor Case, Punjab Police on Saturday constituted a four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to supervise the uncovering of the backward and forward linkages in a professional and scientific manner in this case.

A four-member SIT is headed by ADGP Law and Order Gurinder Singh Dhillon, while, DIG Patiala Range Harcharan Singh Bhullar, SSP Sangrur Sartaj Chahal and Additional Commissioner (Excise) Naresh Dubey are its members.

Notably, the Sangrur district Police have already arrested eight accused persons involved in selling Spurious liquor in the area of Police Station Dirba and recovered huge spurious liquor and other equipments used for manufacturing and labelling spurious liquor from their possession.

Those arrested have been identified as Soma Kaur, Rahul alias Sanju and Pardeep Singh alias Babi, all residents of Chauwas in Cheema; Gurlal Singh of village Ubhawal in Sangrur, Harmanpreet Singh of village Taipur in Patiala, Arshdeep Singh alias Arsh of village Rogla; and Manpreet Singh alias Mani and Sukhwinder Singh alias Sukhi, both residents of village Gujjran in Dirba.

The SIT will thoroughly investigate the forward and backward linkages in this case to unearth the modus operandi and nexus to trace the source of spurious liquor which found its way to the villages and all the culprits involved in this case will be arrested.

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