Tumkuru food poisoning: Toll rises to 4

Tumkuru food poisoning: Toll rises to 4

 The toll in the suspected food poisoning incident at a boarding school here today rose to four with a security guard succumbing at a hospital, police said.

45-year old Ramesh, the security guard at the school, died in the district government hospital where he was admitted on March 9, Tumkuru Superintendent of Police Isha Pant told PTI.

Three students of the Vidhyavaridhi International Boarding school in Huliyaru took ill after ingesting food served for dinner on the previous day and were taken to government hospital, where they were declared brought dead on March 9, they said.

Former MLA Kiran Kumar had been arrested after the incident at the boarding school owned by him, Pant said.

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