Kadaba, Apr 18, 2019: A dead lizard was found in the breakfast brought for the staff on polling duty at a polling booth at Bilinele on April 18, Thursday morning. Two persons who fell ill after consuming the breakfast have been admitted to the Puttur Government Hospital.
Those who fell ill have been identified as Jayaprakash Gowda (35) of Aivarnadu and Rajendra (45) of Bellare.
Arrangements had been made to supply breakfast for the polling staff from a local hotel. A few officials too had consumed the breakfast, sources said. But locals say the two who have been taken ill had consumed breakfast at the hotel itself. Meanwhile, there has arisen suspicion regarding the lizard found in the breakfast packet.