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Two undertrials, Goa jail guard hospitalised after drinking 'bhang'-laced milk

IANS  |  Panaji 

Two undertrials lodged in a jail here and a were hospitalised on Wednesday after consuming what police suspect was "bhang" (hemp)-laced milk, late on Tuesday night, officials said.

An FIR has been filed at the under Section 328 of the Indian Penal Code (causing hurt by poisoning) against another undertrial by the authorities of Colvale Central Jail, located in district.

Bhue allegedly prepared the bhang-laced milk and gave it to the two undertrials -- and -- and on the occasion of Mahashivratri festival on Tuesday night.

All the three were hospitalised on Wednesday after they complained of pain in the stomach and vomiting this morning.

Speaking to reporters in Panaji, of Prisons confirmed the incident and said: "The inmates and who were taken ill have been hospitalised."

The police have also attached a bucket in which the alleged bhang-laced milk concoction was prepared and a sample of the milk has been sent for forensic analysis, an attached to the said.



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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 21:56 IST