India – A 24-year-old man, who was kept in quarantine in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, escaped from the facility giving a scare to health and police officials.
The man recently returned from Dubai and was lodged at an isolation facility. However, the man was later caught by police from his girlfriend’s house in Sivaganga district.
During interrogation, the man told police that the girl’s parents were against their relationship and hence he escaped to meet his girlfriend.
A case has been registered against the man for flouting quarantine norms. The girl has also been kept under isolation after meeting the boy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the nation for the second timeÂ in a week informing people about the 21-day lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic.
Later, the authorities in various parts of the country swung into action to implement lockdown. PM Modi said if people do not take the lockdown seriously, then the nation had to pay a heavy price.
So far, India has reported at least 649 coronavirus positive cases and 16 deaths.
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