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Police investigating liquor tragedy in Malkangiri

Thu, 18 Oct 2007 20:07:00
Dist.Administration have sanctioned Rs 10 thousand as compensation to families of the deceased persons.
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Malkangiri,October 18 ( Odisha.in ) Malkangiri police have started investigating into the Wednesday's liquor tragedy in Motelguda village  under Korkonda block of Malkangiri district, in which seven persons have died
by consuming home made liquor.

Malkangiri S.P. , Satish Kumar Gajbhiye told Odisha.in  that police have visited that village Motelguda and Mediacal immediately to investigate the matter. They seized that used country liquor (Pendam) and sent the dead bodies to  for postmortem.

Dist.Administration have sanctioned Rs  10 thousand as compensation  to  families of the deceased persons .

However, the villagers were demanding higher compensations for the families of the dead and also for the affected persons as they claim that the compensation granted by the Government is not enough.

The victims of the tragedy were Adama Madakami,Irima Padiami, Ura Madhi, Gnaga Raba,, Muka Raba,  GangaMadhi and Parimal Haldar  while five of them died in the village the last two persons  died in the hospital. Rema Reba,(38years), GangaReba(35years) & JagaReba  (40years ) are under  medical treatment, but their condition  is said to be serious.

According to the villagers and the Malla invited his relatives and some villagers to attend the feast at his home
and offerred  them country liquour (Pendam) to drink.Ten of them were seriously affected and became senseless.

After sometimes 5 of them died . Rest of them were taken to Malkangiri hospital where two died and theree were struggling for life.

Talking to Odisha.in, on Thursday,   Debi Prasad Mishra, Orissa's minister of State for Excise denied allegations that the deaths of the tribals were due to consumption of spurious liquor.

He said the tribals had consumed " home brewed " liquor only. However he would be in a position to reveal about the
cause of deaths after getting reports from the Collector and Superintendent of Police, Malkangiri. The Exise Superintendent of the district has also been asked to submit a report.

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