Coronavirus Outbreak: FIR against 33 Delhi residents for flouting home-quarantine; violators booked under Section 3 of Epidemic Diseases Act

The violators have been booked under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act

Press Trust of India April 03, 2020 19:15:08 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: FIR against 33 Delhi residents for flouting home-quarantine; violators booked under Section 3 of Epidemic Diseases Act

New Delhi: Thirty-three FIRs have been registered across the National Capital against people for flouting home-quarantine rules, police said on Friday.

Coronavirus Outbreak FIR against 33 Delhi residents for flouting homequarantine violators booked under Section 3 of Epidemic Diseases Act

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The violators have been booked under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Section 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, they said.

In Delhi's Dwarka district, which has strictly enforced the home-quarantine guidelines during the ongoing lockdown for public safety and health, 21 FIRs have been registered against people who were found to be violating the rules, a senior police official said.

It is ensured through regular surveillance by way of physical verification and technical monitoring, he said.

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While eight such cases have been registered in south district, two in north, one each in northwest and central districts against those people who were found violating home quarantine rules, police said.

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