Updated March 31st, 2024 at 20:41 IST

Birthday Turns Tragic: 10-Year-Old Dies in Patiala After Eating Cake Ordered Online, 3 Arrested

The cake, ordered online for the celebration on March 24, led to severe food poisoning among the family members.

Reported by: Digital Desk
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New Delhi: A birthday celebration turned tragic in Patiala, Punjab, when a 10-year-old girl named Manvi died after eating a birthday cake. As per the latest reports, three people have been arrested, including the manager and two employees of the bakery from where the cake was ordered.

The cake, ordered online for the celebration on March 24, led to severe food poisoning among the family members who consumed it. Despite receiving first aid, the health of the family deteriorated and the 10-year-old girl Manvi was declared dead by doctors.

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Following the tragic incident, a case has been registered against the bakery shop owner under Sections 273 and 304A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Despite the bakery's name and location remaining undisclosed, the family of the deceased, blaming their daughter's death on the cake, has urged for a thorough investigation into the bakery's operations and the quality of its products.

Man dies after eating shawarma 

A similar case occurred in October 2023, when a 24-year-old man was declared dead due to food poisoning after consuming shawarma from an eatery in Kochi, Kerala. The restaurant, identified as Le Hayath, was shut down by authorities following the incident.

Rahul Nair, a resident of Kottayam, had ordered the shawarma on October 18, 2023. However, he fell severely ill after consuming the food and was admitted to Sunrise Hospital in Kakkanad on October 19. 

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Despite being discharged the same day, Nair's health deteriorated rapidly, leading to readmission on October 22 due to weakness. Later, Nair passed away, according to the hospital's statement.

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Published March 30th, 2024 at 19:06 IST