Bhadrak, Apr 8: A man died after allegedly consuming spurious liquor at Ganijang in the district today.
The deceased has been identified as Abhimanyu Rout, a resident of Hasinpur village.
Abhimanyu and his friends had consumed alcohol buying from a liquor shop following which he became unconscious. On being informed, his family members reached the spot and rushed him to a nearby hospital where the doctor declared him bought dead.
However, the family members suspect that Abhimanyu died because of consuming spurious liquor and the locals staged demonstration by blocking road, demanding action against the liquor shop.
Later, the police reached the spot and pacified the locals after assuring them to conduct a fair investigation into the matter.