Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday suspended district excise officer of Bareilly Chandrashekhar with immediate effect.
The chief minister, after getting complaints that liquor in the district was being over-charged, suspended the officer, says an official press release.
The official was prima facie found responsible for failing to keep a check on the practice. The chief minister had earlier taken similar action against the district excise officer Kannauj. He had issued a stern warning to officials concerned against any such practice.