CHANDIGARH, AUGUST 1 (wishavwarta):-In compliance with the directions of the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, the Department of Excise today issued the suspension orders of 3 Excise and Taxation Officers and 4 Excise and Taxation Inspectors (ETI) with immediate effect.

Disclosing this information an official spokesman of the Government stated that the orders of suspension of Lovjinder Singh Brar. ETO (Excise) Gurdaspur, S.S. Chahal, ETO (Excise) Amritsar and Madhur Bhatia, ETO (Excise) Taran Taran were issued by Sh. A. Venu Prasad, Financial Commissioner Excise & Taxation.

Similarly the orders of suspension of Ravi Kumar, ETI Batala City, Gurdeep Singh, ETI Jandiala, Pukhraj Singh, ETI Fatehabad and Hitesh Prabhakar, ETI Taran Taran City were issued by Sh. Rajat Agarwal, Commissioner Excise.

The Spokesman stated that the Chief Minister had taken a serious note of the tragic deaths of more than 86 persons across the state due to consumption of hooch. He had ordered strict action against any person or official involved in the matter and made it clear that he would not spare anyone responsible for the innocent deaths