Ahmedabad hooch death toll rises to 103

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Ahmedabad, July 10 (ANI): The Gujarat hooch tragedy death toll has risen to 103.

According to police, the number of fatalities could go up as about 200 people are still undergoing treatment.he new cases were reported from Odhav, Amaraiwadi, Rakhial and Raipur.

On Thursday night, Gujarat Police rounded up over 800 bootleggers and sealed scores of illicit liquor dens across the state.

Earlier, the police had detained one suspected bootlegger Harishankar Kahar alias Hariom, who allegedly supplied spurious liquor in the Majoor Gam and Odhav areas where most of the deaths have occurred.

Two ACP's and four police inspectors were also suspended and transferred for dereliction of duty.

The Gujarat Government has announced that a commission headed by a retired High Court judge will probe the incident. Investigations have been handed over to the crime branch. (ANI)

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