5 of a family hospitalized after drinking cane juice
Published: 08:40 PM, 26 October 2021
Five members of a family including children have been hospitalized after drinking sugarcane juice at Sonargaon in Narayanganj.
They were taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) at around 5 pm on Tuesday.
The patients are – Swapan Chandra Sheel, his two children Ayon and Aridro, niece Sanjita Rani Sheel, and Partho Das.
Swapan’s wife Rekha Rani Sheel said Swapan along with his family including his niece went to his in-law’s house at the Laxmankhola area in Bandar upazila. Swapan bought sugarcane juice from Sombariya Bazar on that evening. Some members of the family drank the juice on Tuesday afternoon. Then five members of the family fell ill.
Rekha Rani Sheel added that after drinking the juice, they started having dizziness, vomiting and other problems. Then the relatives took them to Victoria Hospital in Narayanganj. From there, they were taken to DMCH on the advice of a doctor.
ASI Abdul Khan of the DMCH police camp said Swapan was sent to the medicine department of Mitford Hospital after washing his stomach. The other four have been admitted to the DMCH hospital.