A woman and her daughter died after consuming poisonous food in Shera Kot areas of the City on Wednesday. According to details, Muhammad Ismail, a resident of Shera Kot, purchased “Dahi Bhallay” from a shop for his family. After consuming the “Dahi Bhallay”, the condition of three out of the eight-member family turned worsen. They were rushed to the nearby hospital where doctors pronounced the woman and her daughter dead on arrival. Hospital sources said that her 12-year-old son was in critical condition and remained unconscious.
Taking action on the report of the citizen, the police have arrested the shopkeeper and launched investigations into the incident. Meanwhile, food authorities collected samples of the food being sold at the shop to determine the cause of the deaths.