Bengaluru, Jan 29 (PTI) Three women were arrested Tuesday in connection with the poisoning of ‘prasad’ at a temple in Karnataka’s Chikkaballapura district, police said. Also Read - LIVE CRICKET SCORE Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 5 Today's Match Live Updates Gabba, Brisbane: Gill, Pujara Steady in 328 Chase, 100 up For India

Two women had died while scores of other people were hospitalised with complaints of vomiting and loose motions after they allegedly consumed ‘prasad’ at Gangamma temple on January 25 evening. Also Read - Gujarat: 11 Students Test Positive For Coronavirus on First Day of School Reopening

Those arrested were identified as Lakshmi, Amaravathi and Parvathamma, police said. Also Read - David Beckham's MLS Franchise Inter Miami Appoint Phil Neville as New Manager

“They have been arrested and remanded in judicial custody. They have been charged with IPC Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder). They can be remanded in police custody, if required,” an officer at the Chintamani police station told PTI.

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