In a clear danger to public health, people in Mariani under Jorhat district have discovered frogs in a 20-liter drinking water jar on Sunday morning.
As per the reports, the Home Guard jawans of Selenghat had brought the 20 liter water jar from a vendor in Mariani and they had the shock of their lives when they found the macerated frogs in the water jar.
“We have seen a number of small frogs or a toads dangling in the sealed bottle,” said a Home Guard jawan.
Meanwhile, the development has provoked outrage, with many calling for an investigation by the concerned department. “This is one of many examples of why you need a quality control system that works virtually all the time,” said a local. They have also urged the jawans to pursue legal action against the water bottling company.