Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal mentioned he’ll sit on a dharna outdoors Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence right here on August 11 to protest in opposition to “the social gathering’s involvement in manufacturing and pedalling of spurious liquor that killed greater than 100 individuals in Punjab.”
The SAD chief mentioned he’ll demand for the resignation of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh over the incident and can push for an announcement on the difficulty from high central leaders of the Congress social gathering.
On Friday, the Punjab Chief Minister had mentioned that perpetrators of the hooch tragedy wouldn’t be spared at any value and properties of these accountable could be confiscated.
Singh, who visited Tarn Taran to share his sympathies with the bereaved households hailing from the district, mentioned that perpetrators of the heinous crime wouldn’t be spared at any value and severest of extreme motion could be taken in opposition to them.
The CM mentioned that with a view to make sure that culprits get exemplary punishment particular prosecution groups could be deputed to vigorously pursue these circumstances including “that the properties of these liable for this unpardonable act be confiscated”.
“The perpetrators of this heinous crime deserve no leniency since it’s a man-made tragedy,” he mentioned.
In response to an official launch, the Chief Minister additionally enhanced compensation to the households of victims of hooch tragedy from current Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh. The demise toll within the hooch tragedy has risen to 121. Singh identified that investigations are already underway and Director Basic of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta has been directed to expedite them.