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K'taka: 3 students die of food poisoning, former MLA arrested

ANI
Published : Mar 9, 2017, 10:27 am IST
Updated : Mar 9, 2017, 1:07 pm IST

One more student and a guard are undergoing treatment after they had their lunch in the boarding school that belongs to a former MLA.

Students of the Vidhyavaridhi International Boarding school. (Photo: Twitter)
 Students of the Vidhyavaridhi International Boarding school. (Photo: Twitter)

Tumkur: Former MLA Kiran Kumar was arrested on Thursday after three students died of food poisoning at a boarding school in Tumkur, which is owned by him.

A case has been registered in Karnataka's Huliyar Police Station.

The incident took place in Vidhyavaridhi International Boarding school in Tumkur's Chikkanayakana Halli.

The students who died due to food poisoning are Shanthamurthy, Aakansha Pallakki and Shreyas. One more student and a guard are undergoing treatment.

An investigation is underway.

Tags: vidhyavaridhi international boarding school, food poisoning, kiran kumar
Location: India, Karnataka, Timkur