Cases are been filed against 36 people in Chitrakoot range for negligence as they failed to inform the authorities about their participation in a congregation in Delhi’s Nizamuddin, police said. All of the 36 people have been quarantined.
DIG, Chitrakoot range, Deepak Kumar said, “FIR has been lodged against 36 persons in Chitrakoot range and they were put in quarantine. All of them attended a religious congregation in Nizammudin, Delhi and had not informed administration due to which they have been booked for negligence”.
Of the 36, maximum 32 are from Banda, 2 in Hamirpur and one each in Mahoba and Chitrakoot, he said.
So far, more than 400 coronavirus positive cases and about 15 deaths in the country have been found to be linked to the religious congregation held at the Nizamuddin headquarters of the Tablighi Jamaat last month.
At least 9,000 people participated in the religious congregation in Nizamuddin last month, after which many of the attendees traveled to various parts of the country.