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FIR in opposition to 4 individuals after greater than 100 college students endure from meals poisoning in Thane faculty


Police registered an FIR in opposition to 4 individuals on Thursday, a day after greater than 100 college students of a non-public ashram faculty in Maharashtra’s Thane district suffered from meals poisoning after consuming the mid-day meal, an official stated.

A complete of 117 college students, together with 48 women, have been admitted to the Shahapur sub-district hospital after they suffered from meals poisoning on Wednesday, Shahapur tehsildar Komal Thakur advised PTI.

The Sant Gadge Maharaj Major and Secondary Ashram Faculty (residential faculty for tribal youngsters), the place the incident befell, is situated at Bhatsai in Shahapur taluka on the outskirts of Mumbai.

The college homes 290 college students from Lessons 1 to 10 and 168 of them, who have been current on Wednesday, have been served the meals introduced from exterior, Thakur stated.

College students have been served meals (pulao) and a candy dish (gulab jamun) following which they skilled vomiting and different signs of meals poisoning, the official stated.

They have been instantly rushed to the hospital, she stated.

The meals was introduced from exterior on the event of the primary demise anniversary of a villager from Bhatsai, she added.

Faculty authorities booked

A case was registered in opposition to the college superintendent, headmistress of the first faculty, headmaster of the secondary faculty and an individual who introduced the meals from exterior, an official from the district rural police management room stated.

They’ve been booked below Indian Penal Code sections 284 (dealing with toxic substance in a reckless or negligent method, endangering human life), 336 (doing any act which endangers human life or private security of others), 337 (inflicting damage to any individual by committing an act, rashly or negligently, endangering human life or security of others) and 34 (widespread intention), the police stated.

Thakur stated out of the 117 college students admitted to the hospital, seven women have been nonetheless present process remedy whereas the others have been discharged.

Samples of meals objects served to the kids have been collected and despatched for laboratory examination, she stated.

Senior officers visited the hospital and enquired concerning the situation of the scholars. Households and kinfolk of the affected pupils additionally gathered exterior the medical facility, prompting the deployment of police to keep up order.

The mother and father of the affected college students and a few social organisations demanded motion in opposition to the college administration for his or her failure to take correct care of the inmates.

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