29 trainee cops fall ill from food poisoning in Adilabad
By Express News Service | Published: 20th June 2017 04:28 AM |
ADILABAD : As many as 29 trainee police constables fell ill on Monday due to suspected food poisoning. The constables at the district Police Training Centre in Adilabad after having dinner last night complained of vomiting and giddiness in the early hours of Monday and were admitted to a hospital, police said.
An inquiry has been ordered into the incident. These 29 constables were part of the 260 candidates undergoing training at the Police Training Centre in Adilabad.
As usual, the constables had food at the mess last night and went to sleep. In the early hours of Monday, 29 of them started vomiting and complained of giddiness. Officials immediately shifted them to RIMS hospital.
Adilabad district superintendent of police M Srinivas visited the hospital and enquired with the doctors about the condition of the constables. Later, he visited the training camp and interacted with the mess incharge.
The SP ordered an inquiry into the incident and constituted a commission under DSP K Sitaramulu and asked him to submit a report within three days. Meanwhile, there are reports that these constables had gone out of the training centre and consumed food outside.