Bhopal: Two liquor salesmen were set a blaze by members of a marriage party following tiff over price of liquor early on Monday in a Madhya Pradesh village. The incident took place in the village of Temni under Lanji police station in Balaghat district.
According to the police, the accused ran out of alcohol and approached the shop manager for booze. One of the accused Snajay Rathore, brother of the bride, had picked up quarrel while bargaining price of liquor.
The argument turned violent when scores of people gathered and attacked the shop, setting it on fire. The shop owner ran for his life. Two salesmen Ram Vilas Yadav (22) and Amarendra Singh (25) who were sleeping inside the shop were burnt alive with the shop.
Balaghat range inspector general of police D.C.Sagar said. “We have arrested 15 people in connection with the incident.” . He added investigation was on in the case and the other accused would be arrested soon.