first_imgAs many as five persons died and six were taken ill after allegedly consuming illicit liquor in Kewathiya village here, prompting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to suspend three policemen. The incident took place on Thursday night after the victims consumed toddy, police said on Friday.Stern action The bodies have been sent for post mortem, Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Shahni said. Taking strong exception to the incident, the Chief Minister ordered immediate suspension of police station in-charge of Raunapar, SI in-charge and beat constable. He also ordered stern action against the Excise Department staff and issued directives to the department officials, DMs and SPs to carry out drives and ensure such tragedies did not recur.last_img