27 devotees fall ill in suspecting food poisoning

Muzaffarnagar (UP): At least 27 devotees suffered suspected food poisoning here today after consuming 'prasad' made of 'atta' during the Navaratra festival.

They were taken to hospital following complaints of headeche, vomitting and fever, police sources said.

The sample of the "kutta atta' consumed has been collected from the shop and sent for testing.

One shopkeeper Brijbhushan was arrested in this connection, the sources said.

District officials conducted raids in several places against adulterated goods in the city.