CHENNAI: The body of a two-year-old girl who died after allegedly consuming ‘expired’ drugs was exhumed on Tuesday for post-mortem.

According to police, Dilli Babu (35) of Pattalam lodged a complaint with the Pulianthope police that his daughter D. Krithika (2) died in the first week of this month after taking medicines prescribed by a doctor. Inquiries revealed that the drugs purchased from a local pharmacy had exceeded the expiry date. The body was exhumed at the Otteri burial ground in the presence of police and revenue officials.

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