|Delicacy lands them in
Four men and a woman from
Pengiriwatte, Akuressa, were rushed to hospital
falling sick after having consumed some spoiled meat
as a delicacy.
The men, all under 30 and the woman (52), who cooked
the meat had thereafter consumed it.
They had purchased five kilos of the porcupine meat
for Rs 250, without knowing the meat was old and
After consuming the meat all five became sick.
Three men were treated at the Akuressa hospital
while the woman and the other man, who were in
serious condition, were admitted to Karapitiya