Bengaluru: In a shocking incident, a dead rat was found in the breakfast served to police assigned on security duty in Bengaluru amid bandh and protests called by farmers over the Cauvery water dispute in the state capital, said officials.

“Today a dead rat was found in one of the breakfast packets from the meals supplied to the police assigned for duty in the ongoing Bengaluru Bandh and protests in the Cauvery water dispute,” said Joint Commissioner of Traffic Police Anucheth.

The incident happened in the morning when policemen who were on duty in the state capital were served breakfast from a nearby hotel.