Tiruvannamalai: Two persons died and one was hospitalised after they consumed illicit arrack near Thanippadi on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Jayaraman of Bonthai village and Settu of Mothakkal village. The illicit arrack was sold at Bonthai. Gopalasamy (60) of Bonthai was admitted to Tiruvannamalai GH and later referred to a Vellore hospital, sources said. — Staff Reporter

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