- Advertisement -
Sunday, June 13, 2021
- Advertisement -

2 Tamil Nadu fishermen consume aftershave lotion as substitute for alcohol, die

Two fishermen in Pudukkottai district in Tamil Nadu lost their lives after they consumed aftershave lotion mixed with cold drinks in a suspected case of alcohol withdrawal. The duo started vomiting and crying out due to pain after which some people rushed them to a nearby hospital, where they succumbed. One of their friends is critical.


Candid INTERVIEW With Bryan Adams | Rare Video

We have brought a world-exclusive and candid interview with one of Rock music's greatest icons, Bryan Adams. Bryan Adams is a successful Canadian singer and songwriter who hails...

The King Of Pop – Michael Jackson | Rare Video

Michael Jackson as you've never seen him before. Gone but never forgotten. Here's a rare never before seen glimpse of the King Of Pop...

The Ageless Musical Maestro – Bob Marley | Rare Video

Here's the rare and unseen video of The Ageless Musical Maestro - Bob Marley. Bob Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981)...

Police suspect alcohol withdrawal as a reason since state-run alcohol outlet TASMAC is shut due to the lockdown.

In a suspected case of alcohol withdrawal, two fishermen in Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu lost their lives after they consumed aftershave lotion mixed with cool drinks.

According to the police, Anwar Raja (33), Arun Kantian (29) and Hasan Mydeen (35) lived in a fishermen colony in Kottaipattinam, around 70 kilometres from Pudukottai. The three men were friends and habitually consumed of alcohol when they met near a dargah in their locality.

On Friday night, the three men met in their usual spot and allegedly mixed after-shave lotion with cool drinks since they could not procure alcohol due to the lockdown. After having the drinks, Anwar Raja left for his house. The two others stayed back at the same spot. However, within minutes, both men started vomiting and crying out due to pain.

“Some people who lived nearby heard their cries and rushed them to a government hospital in Manamelkudi, around 10 kilometres from Kottaipattinam. Anwar Raja was also rushed to a hospital by his family. Arun and Hasan succumbed to their internal injuries soon in the hospital, while Anwar Raja’s condition remains critical as of Saturday afternoon,” a police officer at Kottaipattinam told TNM.

The police have registered a case under section 174 of the Criminal Procedure Code and are investigating the case.

Alcohol shops across Tamil Nadu have been shut since March 25 due to a statewide and national lockdown to control and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to address the withdrawal symptoms that people who are addicted to alcohol may experience due to its non-availability, the District Mental Health Programme (DMHP) had issued a set of guidelines to the medical officers in the state. These guidelines specified the rules and protocol by which the medical officers will have to assess and provide treatment to those who are experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

The officers have also been provided with the scale designed by Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol, which helps them measure the withdrawal symptoms and prescribe medicines according to the severity of the issue.

The Cause Wear & amp; Raindrop Media Come Together For The ‘Help India...

The Cause Wear and Raindrop Media have joined hands for an initiative, 'Help India Breathe'. Through which one can support sustainable fashion and also...

Naina Singh Expresses Her Opinion On Pearl V Puri Case

Popular actor and TV actor Naina Singh was recentky spotted outside a gym in Mumbai where she interacted with the media. Naina was asked...

Team 11 of the New Kapoors- Sanjay Kapoor in an Exclusive to Bharathi...

Bollywood actor Sanjay Kapoor feels fortunate to be a part of the family that has given 11 people to the Hindi film industry. From...
- Advertisement -