A camel herder. PHOTO/PRESS POINT

By Salim Mutuma

More than 50 people in Antubetwe, Igembe North, Meru County have been hospitalized after they allegedly ate dead camel meat.

The victims, majority of them women, were rushed to Maua Methodist Hospital after they started complaining of stomach and headaches with others exhibiting vomiting and diarrhoea.

It is claimed that some villagers collected the dead animal from a nearby thicket before sharing the meat amongst themselves.

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