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Uttar Pradesh creates 34 temporary jails for coronavirus lockdown violators

Out of the total prisoners in the state, 156 are foreign nationals while the remaining 132 are Indians

Uttar Pradesh creates 34 temporary jails for coronavirus lockdown violators
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Bengaluru, First Published Apr 23, 2020, 4:23 PM IST
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Uttar Pradesh administration has created 34 temporary jails across the state to keep lockdown violators.

As many as 288 people, including foreign nationals, who were caught flouting the coronavirus lockdown rules, were lodged in temporary jails across the state, informed the UP Prison Department.

Out of the total prisoners, 156 are foreign nationals while the remaining 132 are Indians, according to reports.

These foreigners who are in jail are from Malayasia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sudan and Thailand.

In Lucknow, a temporary prison has been made at Kashmiri Mohalla Municipal Girls Inter College, Lucknow. Four women foreign nationals are locked up here.

Four foreign national women have been kept at a temporary jail in Bulandshahr.

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