One killed, over 20 taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in Rayagada
Rayagada: A man was killed while more than 20 persons are reportedly taken ill after they consumed illicit country-made liquor under Kalyansinghpur in Rayagada district.
The deceased has been identified as a resident of Dhepagada village in this district.
According to sources, the incident was reported after a number of patients were admitted to different hospitals in the district.
Taking note of the report, Rayagada Collector Pramod Behera ordered an inquiry. Acting on the order, health and excise department personnel launched a probe into the matter.