Distilled water incident 'an accident'

PUBLISHED : Friday, 08 April, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 08 April, 2011, 12:00am

Police say an incident where an Indonesian maid became ill after drinking a bottle of distilled water was probably an accident. The maid, 24, suffered throat pain and vomiting after drinking a bottle of Vita distilled water suspected to contain caustic soda. Police say she accidentally drank a cleaning agent that was put in an empty Vita bottle. The bottle had been put in her employer's car alongside other bottles of distilled water.


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