The Hindu

Girl dies af­ter samosa eat­ing con­test

- Spe­cial Cor­re­spon­dent Crime · Incidents

A 14-year-old girl died af­ter she par­tic­i­pated in a samosa eat­ing com­pe­ti­tion with her friends at Nee­lankarai.

The girl was a class X stu­dent in a pri­vate school. Her fa­ther owns a ho­tel. Po­lice said her fam­ily claimed that af­ter swal­low­ing samosas, she had aer­ated drinks and fainted. She was rushed to a pri­vate hos­pi­tal but was de­clared brought dead by the doc­tors. The Nee­lankarai po­lice reg­is­tered a case of un­nat­u­ral death. In­ves­ti­ga­tion is un­der way. Po­lice are look­ing into a sui­cide an­gle also. Two days ago, an­other girl from the same school had com­mit­ted sui­cide by hang­ing at her res­i­dence due to per­sonal is­sues, po­lice said.

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