Twenty people today fell ill in Ahraura area here after consuming tea at a shop in which a similar incident had taken place earlier this month, police said. They were rushed to a nearby hospital after complaining of stomach ache and vomiting. Five of them were then referred to a hospital in Varanasi, police said.
An FIR has been registered against the tea shop owner, Ahraura police station SHO Praveen Singh said. About 22 people had taken ill earlier this month after consuming tea at the same shop, he said.