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Madhya Pradesh: Man attends wedding despite testing Covid-19 positive, FIR filed

Multiple FIRs have been filed in the incident -- two have been lodged for organising the wedding ceremony without having taken permission from the administration, while another was booked for taking part in the ceremony and concealing the fact that he had been tested positive for Covid-19.
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PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 03:11 PM IST
After the wedding till Wednesday, as many as 60 people from the village got themselves tested. Out of which, more than three dozens have tested positive. (File Photo)

Madhya Pradesh police filed FIRs against three persons for violating Covid-19 norms in Niwari district.

This incident of grave carelessness took place in Niwari's Luharguwan village.

"We have filed FIRs against two people for organising a wedding ceremony without having taken permission from the administration. We have also filed one FIR against a youth for taking part in the ceremony and concealing the fact that he had been tested positive for the Covid-19," said Jairam Kushwaha, police post-In-Charge, Luharguwan.

After the wedding till Wednesday, as many as 60 people from the village got themselves tested. Out of which, more than three dozens have tested positive.

Police said that all the main entrances to the village have been barricaded and a surveillance arrangement has been put in place. A proclamation has also been made asking people to keep from venturing out and confine themselves to their homes only.

Taking a serious view of the situation, the district administration has declared the village as a red zone.

At present, Madhya Pradesh has a total of 95,423 active Covid-19 cases.

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