According to police sources, the true figure of the Gujarat hooch tragedy may be higher than the recorded figures.
The death toll due to consumption of fake liquor has risen to 42 in Gujarat’s Potat district. (Representative image)
The Death due to consumption of spurious liquor It has reached 42 in Potat district of Gujarat. However, according to police sources investigating the Gujarat hooch tragedy, the actual number of incidents could be higher than the recorded figures.
According to police sources, many people died and their families conducted last rites thinking that they may have died of natural causes.
In one such case, 25-year-old Bhavesh Sawda was buried without a post-mortem after his death. The family rushed him to the hospital after his condition worsened, but he died before being admitted. The family took his body home and performed the last rites. FSL team reached his village and exhumed the body. After the body was exhumed, an autopsy was conducted. On Wednesday, the body was handed over to the family.
The current death toll in the Gujarat hooch tragedy stands at 42 and is likely to rise as many are now in critical condition and admitted to different hospitals.
A police officer said, “Our teams go village to village to find people with symptoms of death and blurred vision, abdominal pain, fainting and vomiting.
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