Srinagar, Mar 23: Police in Awantipora registered an FIR against two persons who concealed their travel history.
A police spokesperson said that they received specific information received from the Magistrate that two persons, both residents of the Awantipora area, had concealed their travel history in order to evade the necessary quarantine process.
Both the students have recently returned to their village Charsoo and Goripora of Awantipora with the travel history of Pakistan and Bangladesh.
A case FIR No. 35/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Awantipora.
They have been sent to EDI Pampore to undergo the necessary quarantine process and necessary legal action will be taken against them after their quarantine period is over.
Awantipora Police have appealed to the general public to cooperate with Police and administration in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 infection in this unprecedented situation. The general public of Awantipora are requested to share such information to Police Control Room Awantipora on 01933-247369, 7051404001.
Community members are requested to come forward with any information about individuals who have recently returned from outside J&K and hiding their travel history.