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8-year-old boy dies after consuming liquor in Kerala


8-year-old boy dies after consuming liquor in Kerala
Pathanapuram: In a tragic mishap, a 8-year-old boy from Pathanapuram died after he consumed liquor brought by his father and kept at home. The deceased Jithin who consumed the liquor when his parents were not at home, was found in an unconscious state was immediately rushed to the Kottarakara taluq hospital.

The incident happened on Sunday night at about 8 pm. The parents on their return from church found their son lying in an unconscious state and rushed him to a nearby hospital. His condition worsened in the night leading to his death.

The body has been taken to the Punalur taluq hospital for post mortem. The cause of death was excessive intake of alcohol, it is learnt. Kunnikode police have begun probe. The parents were interrogated at the police station. Police said that a case would be booked against Jithin's father.