Uttarakhand: SIT probes fake Covid testing during Kumbh


Uttarakhand: The SIT has initiated a probe into the allegations that fake Covid tests were conducted during the Haridwar Kumbh Mela.

Besides, notices were issued to the firms named in the case – Max Corporate Services of Delhi, Nalwa Laboratories Pvt Ltd of Haryana & Dr Lalchandani Labs – for questioning.

Reportedly, The SIT has given them 4 days to appear.

The special investigation team (SIT) was constituted by Haridwar Senior Superintendent of Police Senthil Avoodai Krishna Raj S on Friday, a day after a case was registered.

Corporate Service and the two other labs have been booked under the Epidemic Act, the Disaster Management Act besides sections 120 B (criminal conspiracy to commit an offense punishable) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code.

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