Swarna Bar is not mine- Congress Leader Malladi Vishnu

Dec 8, 2015

It is known that Six Persons died and at least 15 persons were seriously ill after consuming the 'spurious liquor' at Swarna Bar in Krishna Lanka area in Vijayawada on Monday. The victims reported to be the daily wage workers who consumed liquor before going for work, fell unconscious and few of them died after drinking illicit liquor at the bar.

There have been reports that the bar belongs to Vijayawada Congress leader Malladi Vishnu, and he along with his brother owns the bar with partnership. However, Mr.Vishnu condemned the rumors and said that Swarna Bar does not belong to him; although he admitted that it belongs to his relatives.
Malladi Vishnu suspected that the water cooler must have been contaminated by someone, and he learned from the reports that those who mixed the water from the water cooler in their liquor fell ill. Excise Minister Kollu Ravindra informed that they have seized the bar, and he said that the action will be taken against the culprits whoever is behind the incident.

AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu enquired the matter and ordered a probe into the incident, while YSR Congress Party chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed his grief over the incident and asked the government to provide better medical care for the victims who are undertaking the treatment.