Uttar Pradesh: Four children die after eating toffees; CM Yogi orders probe

By Shgun S -- March 23, 2022 3:07 pm

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), March 23: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday expressed condolences over the death of four children who allegedly died after eating toffees in the state's Kushinagar area.

According to the Chief Minister's Office, Adityanath has given instructions for immediate assistance to the families of the victims and ordered an investigation into the matter.

Reportedly, four children from two families in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar immediately fell sick after eating toffees on Wednesday and were rushed to the district hospital. All four children, unfortunately, died in the hospital.

4 children dead after eating toffees

According to the sources, a police probe has been initiated and the cause of death is being investigated. The police suspect an element of witchcraft in the case.

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The families claim that the two boys and two girls died after eating toffees found at the door of their house, and apart from toffees, money was also found at the door.

4 children dead after eating toffees

According to one family member, the eldest child picked up the toffees outside the house and shared them with the other three children. She claimed that shortly after eating the toffees, all four children got ill and were brought to the district hospital, where they died.

Superintendent of Police, Sachindra Patel while talking to the media, said "The whole matter is being investigated. The guilty will not be spared at any cost. Further investigations will only clear out the doubt of witchcraft in the matter."

4 children dead after eating toffees

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-PTC News

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