EC officer consumes sanitiser

By Sujith Mario | Published: 2:00 AM Aug 7 2020

By Sujith Mario

The Director of the Nagoda Hospital in Kalutara, Dr. Thamara Kalubowila said, an officer of the Election Commission (EC) who had been on duty at a counting centre had been admitted to the Hospital after he had consumed a bottle of sanitiser, having mistaken it for a soft drink.

The incident had taken place at the counting centre situated at Pasdunrata in Kalutara. He added, after receiving treatment, the officer in question had been discharged.

By Sujith Mario | Published: 2:00 AM Aug 7 2020

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