Accused held in Palghar lynching case tests COVID-19 positive

Sallie Anderson

Twenty Others Kept In Lock-up With Him Have Actually Been Quarantined Together With Around 23 Authorities Personnel, Who Came Had Can Be Found In Contact With Him. The Health Department Is Now Searching For Out How He Contracted The Infection.

PTI|Upgraded on: 02 May 2020, 01: 35: 28 PM

He was kept in an authorities lock-up at Wada in the district in addition to 20 others. (Image Credit: News Country Image)


Among the individuals jailed in connection with the Palghar lynching case, who was lodged in an authorities lock-up, has actually checked coronavirus positive, an official stated on Saturday. Authorities have actually up until now jailed 115 individuals, consisting of 9 minors, in connection with the lynching of 3 men, consisting of 2 seers, at Gadchinchale town in Palghar last month. The accused checked positive for the infection on Friday night, the official stated.

“He was kept in a police lock-up at Wada in the district along with 20 others. After testing positive, he was admitted to a government hospital in Palghar,” district civil cosmetic surgeon Dr Kanchan Wanere stated. “Twenty others kept in lock-up with him have been quarantined along with around 23 police personnel, who came had come in contact with him,” she stated. The health department is now searching for out how he contracted the infection, Wanere stated.

According to sources, on April 18, a test was carried out on all the accused jailed in the case till then to understand whether they were contaminated. All of them had actually checked unfavorable at that time. The second test was carried out on Friday and the result came at night, in which the accused was discovered COVID-19 positive, the sources stated. The accused had actually existed prior to a regional court on April 30 in addition to other accused, they stated, including that his family members will be quarantined now.

The state authorities’s Criminal offense Examination Department (CID) had on Friday jailed 5 more individuals in connection with the occurrence of lynching, which took the variety of accused held to115 The occurrence took put on April 16 when the 2 seers were heading towards Surat from Mumbai in a car with a motorist to go to a funeral service. A mob of villagers stopped them and beat them to death on suspicion that they were burglars, even as a couple of authorities personnel had actually reached the area. PTI COR NP NP 05021

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First Released: 02 May 2020, 01: 35: 28 PM

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