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Three men die in Coimbatore consuming excessive liquor during Deepavali celebration

- November 4, 2021

Chennai, Nov 4 ( BPNS )

Three persons were found dead at Pazhaiyur in Coimbatore city on Thursday morning after excessive drinking. All the three deceased are wall painters and had consumed excessive liquor.

The dead are identified as Sakthivel (62), Muruganandam (58), and Parthiban 35.

Police said that three had consumed excessive liquor on Wednesday night at an abandoned house near Coimbatore city and continued drinking on Thursday morning also. While Sakthivel and Muruganandan fell on the roadside and Parthiban fell unconscious on reaching his residence.

An ambulance was called to take the trio to the hospital and the three were found dead.

Coimbatore Race Course police took the bodies of the three to Coimbatore medical college and the cause of death would be known only after the postmortem report comes out.

Excise department officials have conducted raids at several places in Coimbatore to ascertain whether any spurious liquor is being sold in the area. A senior officer with the state excise department in Coimbatore while speaking to BPNS said, “  We have to get the post-mortem report to ascertain whether the three had consumed any spurious liquor. As of now, there are no traces of any spurious liquor being sold in the area. However, we are keeping our fingers crossed.”