50 officials on election duty hospitalised due to food poisoning

15 November 2019 02:41 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


At least 50 officials, who were on election duty at the Royal College, were admitted to the National Hospital, Colombo today due to food poisoning, hospital sources said.

Sources said the individuals had found themselves unfit after they had their breakfast.

Police said investigations into the incident are being carried out by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD). (Sheain Fernandopulle)

  Comments - 5

  • Ram Friday, 15 November 2019 03:07 PM

    Planned very well. This is a ruse adopted to put hora votes when the staff is depleted

    Sunil Friday, 15 November 2019 03:23 PM

    A parting gift from a failed regime to the public servants. If the government cannot handle this simple task how can we expect it to handle the affairs of the state. Incidentally, the shortage of gas continues unabated with the authorities throwing a blind eye on the problem.

    Sarath Friday, 15 November 2019 05:34 PM

    Clearly a stunt by GR camp ! Shame

    Mathew Friday, 15 November 2019 05:35 PM

    Who will poison the rest???

    Jack H Saturday, 16 November 2019 06:06 PM

    This incident and earlier time milk packets poisoning shows some similarity might be same people involved

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