COVID-19 In Odisha: Two Grooms Arrested For Violating Prohibitory Orders In Kandhamal

24 March 2020


Bhubaneswar: Kandhamal police have arrested two youths who were on their way to get married. They have been identified as Parameswar Bhukta of Nuapada village in Phiringia panchayat and Biju Kanhar of Khajurigaon under Gochhapada police limits in Kandhamal district.

The two have been arrested by the district police in two separate cases for violation of restrictions imposed by the State Government on congregations during the battle against COVID-19.

"Two cases have been registered at Phiringia police station and Gochhapada police station in this connection. The two grooms have been booked for violating the order of the District Magistrate under Section 144 of the CrPC," the police said.