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COVID-19: Quarantined man detained for violating lockdown rules, villagers in panic

Despite coronavirus lockdown rules and police warning against quarantined men stirribg out of home, a person in Karnataka’s Ballari was found roaming freely. Fearing he may infect others, villagers called the police. The man has been detained.

While the nation has been talking about the recent Tablighi Jamaat that organised a religious convention during coronavirus lockdown, a person, who was told to remain home quarantined, was found roaming freely. After spotting him, villagers in Karnataka’s Ballari suspected that he may have been part of the Jamaat and immediately alerted the police.

The cops arrested the man for violating quarantine rules.

The person had recently returned from Miraj, Maharashtra, and was staying at Kappagal village. The official, after his entry into the village, had ordered him to remain home quarantined.