K'taka: EX-BJP MLA arrested after three students die of food poisoning

Tumkur (Karntaka) [India], Mar. 9 (ANI): Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kiran Kumar was on Thursday arrested in connection with the death of three students due to food poisoning at a boarding school in Karnataka.

Kumar is the owner of the Vidhyavaridhi International Boarding school in Tumkur's Chikkanayakana Halli where the three students died due to food poisoning.

A case has been registered in Karnataka's Huliyar Police Station in this regard.

One more student and a guard are currently undergoing treatment.

An investigation into the matter is underway. (ANI)