2 more died, death toll from poisonous Lassi rises to 15 2 more died, death toll from poisonous Lassi rises to 15

Two more people died from consuming poisonous lassi in Tehsil Alipur, Muzaffargarh, the total toll has gone to 15 on Tuesday.

The recent casualties includes a seven-year old girl at Nishtar Hospital Multan.

According to Nishatr Hospital medical staff, 12 others affected from the poisonous Lassi are still under medical supervision.

Police has arrested a woman, identified as 20-year old Aasia, conspired with her lover Shahid and his aunt Zarina Mai to kill the members of her husband’s family.

She was accused of poisoning a container of milk that her husband, Amjad, was to consume. He, however, did not consume the poisoned milk, which was later used to make lassi – a milk and yogurt-based drink – that resulted in the death of 15 people who drank the poisoned beverage.

The suspect denied all of the allegations leveled against her when the accused were presented before the media. (PhotoNews / Geo News)

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