The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started investigation against 31 accused involved in the illegal liquor case in Himachal Pradesh. On receiving the records from the Police Headquarters, the ED has started checking the properties of the accused. Although the SIT of the police has also attached assets worth more than one crore, but the police headquarters has handed over the case to the ED to investigate the matter in detail. Seven people died in Himachal Pradesh after consuming spurious liquor. Of these, cases have been registered against 31 people. Many have got bail, while close to 25 businessmen are still in jail. Action was taken against the traders in Sundernagar, Nalagarh, Ramshahr, Baddi and Haroli in the illegal liquor business case.
In January 2022, in Tehsil Sundernagar, the first case of death due to consumption of adulterated liquor came to the fore, the Police Headquarters constituted an SIT for investigation. On behalf of the Excise and Taxation Department, raids were also conducted in the districts of the state. In this, action was taken against many businessmen. Director General of Police Sanjay Kundu himself stood on the spot. The police action is still going on in this case. Every aspect is being scrutinized in detail. Due to the apprehension of disproportionate assets, the police handed over the case to the ED. It is being told that the ED is probing the records. Now the accused will be called for questioning. ED can attach the properties after getting strong evidence of this.