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Coronavirus COVID-19: Health staff attacked in Bengaluru's Padarayanapura over quarantine rumors Featured

Written by  Apr 20, 2020

Around 59 individuals were captured on Sunday (April 19) in Bengaluru's Padarayanapura after they attacked the civic body officials who had arrived at the zone supposedly to move suspected coronavirus COVID-19 patients in quarantine. One woman Feeroza has also been detained regarding this case and 5 FIRs have been filed.

It is to be noticed that Padarayanapura has been pronounced a red zone and 15 optional contact of a coronavirus positive patients have been recognized by officials of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Local people attacked the health staff after rumors identified with quarantine centers.

Local people attacked the BBMP officials and shouted slogans against them. They additionally harmed the set up of BBMP and destroyed the tables and other furniture. Some neighborhood occupants broke the barricade and removed police posts from the territory.

Sources told that a portion of the individuals consented to move to the quarantine community yet some opposed the move. Before long a group gathered and messed up the officials and ASHA workers. They additionally destroyed the barricades set up to seal the region.

The little police power going with the BBMP officials and ASHA laborers failed to control the circumstance and fortification was sent in. The assailants were scattered after the more police staff were brought in.

Bengaluru South Deputy Commissioner of Police had arrived at the spot subsequent to hearing the news and managed the circumstance.

"Lockdown proceeds, if it's not too important, remain inside. Tomorrow will be as it was till today. We Understand your circumstance and value your participation," tweeted Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City, Bhaskar Rao.

Karnataka has enrolled an aggregate of 384 COVID-19 cases so far individuals have distinguished constructive for COVID-19, of which 14 individuals have deceased to the disease, according to the Union Health Ministry.

Last modified on Monday, 20 April 2020 13:15



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