Cases Filed Against 2 in J&K for 'Concealing' Travel History to Escape Quarantine
The two Awantipora residents, with a travel history of visiting Pakistan and Bangladesh, are currently in EDI Pampore to undergo necessary quarantine and further action will be taken against them after their quarantine period is over.
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Srinagar: Police has registered an FIR against two persons, hailing from Awantipora area of Kashmir, for concealing their travel history to avoid mandatory quarantine for those coming from coronavirus-hit countries.
"Upon the information received from the magistrate that two persons of Awantipora area have concealed their travel history in order to evade necessary quarantine process, a case under relevant sections of the law has been registered against them at police station Awantipora," a police spokesman said on Monday.
He said the booked persons are students and have recently returned to village Charsoo and village Goripora of Awantipora with a travel history of visiting Pakistan and Bangladesh.
"They have been sent to EDI Pampore to undergo necessary quarantine and further action under the said FIR shall be initiated after their quarantine period is over," the spokesman said.
Police has appealed the general public to cooperate with administration and cops in this unprecedented situation and disclose their travel history proactively.
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