Visual of ruckus in Padarayanapura, Karnataka
Visual of ruckus in Padarayanapura, Karnataka

Ruckus in Bengaluru over shifting suspected COVID-19 persons to quarantine

ANI | Updated: Apr 20, 2020 05:00 IST


Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 20 (ANI): A ruckus erupted in Padarayanapura on Sunday allegedly over shifting of suspected COVID-19 persons to quarantine facility by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials.
The incident occurred in the late evening at Padarayanapura which is recognized as a 'Red Zone' when BBMP officials went to bring 15 secondary contacts of corona positive patients. However, some people and youth created ruckus and broke the barricade and removed police post which was stalled in the area.
Soon after receiving the information, Bengaluru South Deputy Commissioner of Police reached the spot and brought the situation under control.

"Lockdown continues, please remain indoors. Tomorrow will be as it was till today. We Understand your situation and appreciate your cooperation," tweeted Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City, Bhaskar Rao.
In Karnataka, 384 people have detected positive for COVID-19, of which 14 people have succumbed to the infection, as per the Union Health Ministry. (ANI)
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