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Dead rat found in midday meal at government school; 9 students ill, Manish Sisodia orders FIR

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Visited The Students At The Hospital.

PTI | Updated on: 17 Feb 2017, 12:14:56 AM
Manish Sisodia with kids at hospital (source; twitter)

New Delhi:

Nine students of a government school in the city were taken ill on Thursday after consuming midday meal which allegedly had a dead rat in it.

The meal was served at Government Boys’ Senior Secondary School in Deoli area, and students were rushed to Madan Mohan Malviya Hospital.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia visited the students at the hospital.

“A rat has been found in midday meal in a government school. Nine students were rushed to hospital. I have spoken to doctors and the children are fine,” Sisodia said in a tweet.

“An FIR is also being lodged and from tomorrow our officers will monitor cooking of food in the kitchen,” he added.

Police officials when contacted said they are aware of the issue but no formal complaint has been received yet.

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First Published : 17 Feb 2017, 12:06:00 AM

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