The students, studying in class VI to VIII, of Dhupa Rampyari Junior Balika Vidyalaya, Balhar, fell sick yesterday after consuming the mid-day meal. They were admitted to a community health centre in Sonebasra, police said today.
A lizard was later detected in the meal which was served to the students, they said.
An FIR has been lodged with the police against five people - the headmaster, three cooks and an assistant teacher. Efforts were on to nab them.
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