Two brothers escape from quarantine facility in Shopian, brought back

Shopian: Two brothers escaped from coronavirus quarantine facility in Shopian district but were brought back by police, officials said.

They said that two brothers, residents of Malikbugh Shopian fled from the quarantine centre on late Tuesday evening. On being informed about the incident, a police team immediately swung into action, traced them and brought him back the same evening, they said.

 They were lodged at a Guest House which is being converted into quarantine centre. The officials said that they were found in their home by police.

Official said that despite knowing that the COVID-19 disease can be fatal, they negligently and deliberately left the quarantine centre increasing the risk of spreading the disease.

A case has been registered against them, they said. (KNT)

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