Published On: Thu, Sep 6th, 2018

Govt hospital staff in dry Bihar arrested for drinking

Patna: Five staff members of a government hospital here have been arrested for consuming liquor inside the premises, police said Thursday.

Five Govt hospital staff were arrested for consuming liquor in dry Bihar.

According to SHO, Shastrinagar police station, Nihar Bhushan, the staff members were arrested while consuming liquor inside the Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan hospital late Wednesday night.

The arrested persons include radiographer Ranjit Kumar, ward attendants Ajeet and Yamuna Paswan, Operation Theatre assistant Shankar Suman and night guard Ajay Kumar, the SHO said.

He said a bottle of liquor was also seized from the spot where they were caught drinking.

Sale and consumption of liquor was completely banned in Bihar by the Nitish Kumar government in April, 2016.

PTI

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