Mayurbhanj: Police seize postal van carrying people to cross borders during lockdown


Mayurbhanj: In another incident of violation of lockdown norms, police intercepted a postal luggage vehicle near Palabani in Baripada of Mayurbhanj district while it was transporting 29 persons.

According to sources, the 29 persons, identified as residents of Bihar, boarded different vehicles from Vishakhapatnam. As the borders were sealed due to nationwide lockdown, they chose to travel in a postal vehicle to go unnoticed by police.

Acting on a tip-off, raided the vehicle and seized it on the way.

Reportedly, police arrested the postal vehicle driver and sent the 29 persons to a government quarantine facility at Lady Hamilton Government High School in Baripada.

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