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Five of family die in UP after consuming poisonous milk

Press Trust of India 

Five members of a family died on Tuesday after allegedly consuming poisonous in village here, police said.

According to villagers, one Chetram had come to meet the of the family, Begraj, early on Tuesday and gave him some which the family is said to have consumed, they said.

The deceased were identified as Begraj (65), his wife (60), their son (35), (32) and daughter (28), the police said.

Senior district officials reached the village and a forensic team is also assisting in the investigation, they said.

A manhunt has been launched to nab Chetram, who is absconding, the police said.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 18:45 IST