50 SSC examinees fall ill after having ‘tehari’

4 January, 2018 12:00 AM printer

COX’S BAZAR: At least 50 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinees of Eidgah Ideal High School in Sadar upazila fell sick after eating ‘tehari’ on Tuesday, reports UNB.

Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Noman Hossain said at least 50 students of the school felt ill after having ‘tehari’ taken from Purbani Hotel and Restaurant of the area on the occasion of New Year 2018.

On information, upazila administration conducted a drive on the hotel and restaurant and sealed off it, the UNO added.

The sick students were admitted to Diabetic Care and Hospital adjacent to the school, he said.

Meanwhile, the upazila administration has formed a three-member committee to investigate the incident.

Khurshidul Jannat, headmistress of the school, said they will take legal action against the hotel owner Uttam Roy Pulak.