Aug 07, 2020

Official on election duty hospitalised after drinking sanitiser by mistake

An official on election duty has been hospitalised after accidentally consuming a bottle of hand-sanitiser, reports say.

An Election Commission Officer on duty at a counting centre in Pasdunrata, Kalutara was admitted to the Nagoda Hospital, Kalutara yesterday (06), after this incident.

However, the official was subsequently discharged after treatment.