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A man pointed a gun at staff in a liquor shop for refusing to give alcohol in Kerala

A state-run retail liquor outlet in an undisclosed location had a terrifying experience on Thursday night when four individuals, who arrived after working hours, demanded access to the shop and one of them brandished a gun to intimidate the staff. The incident left the staff members traumatized and fearing for their safety.

The incident highlights the risks faced by retail workers, especially in the liquor industry, where conflicts and confrontations can escalate. Law enforcement authorities were immediately alerted, and efforts are underway to apprehend the culprits involved in the incident. The incident serves as a reminder of the need for enhanced security measures and strict regulations to protect retail workers from such incidents.

Retail associations and advocacy groups have expressed concern over the safety of workers in the industry and are urging authorities to take appropriate actions to prevent such incidents in the future. The affected staff members are receiving necessary support and counseling to cope with the aftermath of the traumatic event.