Chikkamagaluru man detained for jumping quarantine

Recently back from Dubai, he was advised home isolation for 14 days

Chikkamagaluru: A man who defied quarantine instructions and was mingling in the public has been detained by the Chikkamagaluru police.

The man, identified as Irfan, 36, was taken into custody based on a complaint by the district surveillance officer Manjunath at the Basavanahalli police station on Sunday. Irfan is a resident of Nehru Nagar in Chikkamagaluru.

Irfan had returned from Dubai on March 11 and was asked to stay indoors for a period of 14 days. He was given a list of precautionary measures he had to follow. He was told to remain in isolation in his house.

But Irfan paid no attention to doctors’ advice and was found roaming in the public on Sunday, prompting Manjunath to file a police complaint against him.

Based on the complaint, Irfan has been taken into custody by the police and is being treated at the corona care unit run by the district administration.

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