Policeman dies after consuming spirit in Kollam; friend arrested
Kollam: It has been reported that the cause of death of a police officer who died in Kadakkal here is consumption of spirit. A friend of the deceased officer was arrested in connection with the incident. The friend identified as Vishnu had consumed liquor with the officer. He is being interrogated.
An officer of Malappuram Reserve Battalion Akhil aka Kannan (35), son of Ittiva Charipparamba native Chandran Pillai, had collapsed and died on the way to hospital the other day.
The incident took place in the wee hours of Sunday. Akhil returned home from his workplace on Friday and had vomiting on Saturday. He died on the way to medical college. His friend and neighbour Gireesh (28) also was hospitalised after he had vomiting.
It was found that both of them had consumed liquor in high quantity. There was suspicion that they had consumed liquor mixed with spirit. This was confirmed after the postmortem.