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Girl dies after consuming poisonous substance in Kota


Press Trust of India Kota (Raj)
An 18-year-old girl died allegedly after she mistakenly consumed pesticide presuming it to be a cough syrup, police said Tuesday.
Kavita Meena, a resident of Ayani village in the district, was a BA second year student.
She had cough and cold and mistakenly consumed pesticide from a vile presuming it to be a cough syrup, Station House Officer at Ayana police station Bhawani Shankar said.
She was taken to a hospital where she died, he said.
He said the body was handed over to her family members after post-mortem. Police have initiated an investigation into the matter, he said.

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 5:30 PM IST

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