Six people, including a father-son duo, died after they consumed illicit alcohol in Kanpur's Ghatampur district, Uttar Pradesh. According to police officials, "75 boxes of liquor have been confiscated by a team of 20 policemen recruited to search the spots from where the illicit alcohol was distributed. We have also fast-tracked the crackdown to nab those responsible for the sale of illicit liquor."
The incident comes a little over a month after as many as 150 people died in a hooch tragedy that occurred in Saharanpur and Kushinagar districts of Uttar Pradesh and Haridwar district of Uttarakhand.
ASPA had already raised concern over use of plain barcode tax stamp and released a report for nation.