13-year-old boy fed poison by relative

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13-year-old boy fed poison by relative

Police are investigating a report of a 13-year-old boy being poisoned by a close relative,

It is alleged that the teen was fed a meal laced with poison by the female relative at his New Grant home on Thursday.

The teenager, a student of Princes Town West Secondary School, is warded at hospital while the relative is in police custody.

Reports state that around 3:40 pm the child was at his home when he had an argument with a 43-year-old relative who gave him a meal of curry chicken and rice mixed with a poisonous substance.

While eating the food, the child felt nauseous and began vomiting.

He was taken to hospital where he is being treated.