Punjab: 10-Year-Old Girl Dies Shortly After Eating Birthday Cake Ordered Online

The entire family, reportedly, fell ill after eating the cake and has now filed a case against the bakery.

by Tashika Tyagi
Punjab: 10-Year-Old Girl Dies Shortly After Eating Birthday Cake Ordered Online

A 10-year-old girl died in Punjab after consuming a cake her family ordered online. The cake was ordered from a local bakery in Patiala for the girl’s birthday last week. However, she fell ill after eating it and was taken to the hospital late at night. She was declared dead by the doctors in the wee hours of the morning. The family suspects it to be a case of food poisoning due to some adulteration in the cake and has filed a case against the bakery.

10-Year-Old Dies In Punjab After Consuming Cake Ordered Online

In a tragic turn of events, a 10-year-old girl in Patiala died of suspected food poisoning after eating a cake on her birthday. The family ordered a chocolate cake online from a local bakery called ‘Cake Kanha’ in Adalat Bazar, Patiala. The cake is suspected to have contained poisonous substances that led to the 10-year-old’s death.

In a video circulating online, the victim, Manvi, was seen cutting the cake and celebrating with her family. The family, reportedly, was celebrating Manvi’s birthday on March 24, around 7 PM. By 10 PM, the entire family fell ill. As per the family, Manvi and her sister started vomiting soon after. She even felt extremely thirsty and complained about feeling dryness in her mouth.

As her health continued to deteriorate, the family took Manvi to a hospital. There she was put on oxygen and the doctors even performed an ECG (electrocardiogram). However, they were unable to save her and she was declared dead. The family suspects that the cake was laced with some poisonous substances and has filed a case against the bakery and its owner. The family has requested a postponement of the victim’s body and also sent a sample of the cake for testing.

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People Online Question Food Safety Standards In India

Punjab girl dies after cake
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The death of the 10-year-old girl in Punjab has led many Netizens to question the food standards of India. There was also a lot of public outrage online, with people demanding strict actions against the bakery involved in this matter.

A lot of people had questions about what could have possibly gone wrong with the cake to lead to such a tragedy.

We extend our condolences to the family who lost their little one. We hope that the concerned authorities and the police investigate the matter thoroughly and punish the miscreants in this case.

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