Five Including Groom Held For Flouting COVID Norms In Ganjam


Ganjam: Berhampur Police arrested five persons including a groom who was part of a marriage procession inside a hotel premises in Gopalpur area of Ganjam district.

A case under section 188/269/270 of IPC R/W Sec 3 of Epidemic Diseases Act and 34 of IPC has been registered at Gopalpur Police Station for gross violation of COVID-19 guidelines.

While five persons have been arrested, two vehicles used in the marriage procession have been seized.

Earlier, the Ganjam Collector had tweeted that a fine of Rs 50,000 has been collected in connection with the violation and FIR filed against both parties.

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