Parliament, Chief Justice urged to slap ban on liquor trade in the country

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As a result of recent tragic incident in Toba Tek Singh’s Mubarakabad Basti, a Christian Colony; a Pakistani political party is calling upon the Government of Pakistan to slap a ban on the liquor sale and purchase in the country. At least 150 were affected after consuming toxic liquor on Christmas Eve. As a result, more than 40 Christians died while still dozens in critical condition are receiving medical treatment in hospital.

Deaths of Christians in Toba Tek Singh

In the wake of rising death toll ensuing the Toba Tek Singh liquor tragedy, police reveals the culprits had sold aftershave lotion as alcohol. As the investigations revealed, District Police Office (DPO) Toba Tek Singh said on Wednesday, December 28 that the culprits has deceitfully sold aftershave lotion as liquor, claimed lives of more than 40 people.

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In the wake of rising death toll ensuing the Toba Tek Singh liquor tragedy, police reveals the culprits had sold aftershave lotion as alcohol. District Police Office (DPO) Toba Tek Singh revealed on Wednesday, December 28 that the culprits has deceitfully sold aftershave lotion as liquor, claimed lives of more than 40 people.

DPO Toba Tek Singh, Usman Akram Gondal while addressing a press conference, said that the tragedy had unfolded because the victims had consumed aftershave lotion instead of liquor. He further briefed the media about the raids being carried out in this connection. He said that police is making all out efforts in order to hook the perpetrators, revealing further that the prime suspect in this case, namely Sawan Masih is among five suspects who have already been arrested. At this occasion, the detainees were presented before the media.

In a social media statement, Tariq Siraj Chaudhry Chairman of Mut’hida Masihi party had called for a complete ban on liquor trade and consumption in the country. In his social media statement, Tariq Siraj whined: “Can somebody hear this hue and cry of the ones who have lost their beloved ones in an achievement made by those who led the superior courts that liquor is the most essential part of our society.

Congratulations to those who won the case of banned liquor. Let them beat the drums and trumpets for their ambitions have been fulfilled and the dreams dreamt by their eyes have come true,” he continued.

Christian leader further whimper: “I shall not condemn this incident because many leaders from our society condemn this movement which is sometimes take a wave for the elimination of this curse which has been imposed upon the Christians and all the benefits and celebrations enjoyed by the ones who raise slogans against this pretty and darling sin.”

While extending his heartiest condolences to the bereaved families he stated: “For the moment I would console all the remnants of the deceased lost their lives in this painful and sorrowful time and would demand from the authorities to take this incident seriously and deal the culprits with ironic hands.”

“My humble submission before the Honorable Parliament to go for the legislation to void this lethal permission. My further request is to the Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan to take a Sue Motto against this inhuman, merchandise of human lives and illegal and legal business of this life taking liquor,” Tariq Siraj Chaudhry urged.