Shopian, Apr 15, KNT: Two brothers escaped from a coronavirus quarantine centre in South Kashmir’s Shopian district but were brought back to the facility and booked by the police, officials said.
Officials told KNT that two brothers Anayat Ahmed Khanday and Muhammad Ashraf Khanday, residents 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.
Both these brothers having travel history were lodged at a Guest House. 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)