The professor, who is claimed to be related to Tablighi Jamaat for lengthy, has been quarantined alongside together with his spouse and adopted son.
The professor has been related to Tablighi Jamaat for lengthy. (File Photo/ Getty)
Prayagraj: A professor of the Allahabad University (AU), who attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi however didn’t inform police about this, has now been quarantined together with his household at a visitor home in Kareli space since Thursday. An FIR has additionally been registered in opposition to him at Shivkuti police station for concealing his journey historical past from the police.
He has been booked below sections 269 (performing negligently and prone to unfold the an infection of any illness harmful to life), 270 (malignant act prone to unfold an infection of illness) and 271 (disobedience to quarantine rule) of the Indian Penal Code and part of Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.
The professor, who is claimed to be related to Tablighi Jamaat for lengthy, has been quarantined alongside together with his spouse and adopted son. According to the police, the professor is a resident of Rasoolabad space of the town and had additionally visited Ethiopia a couple of months again.
When he returned to New Delhi, he attended the Tablighi Jamaat at Nizammuddin Markaz from March 6 to 10. He got here again to Allahabad on March 11 and was assigned invigilator’s responsibility throughout annual exams from March 12-16. He was on responsibility in an examination corridor, the place round 150 college students have been taking the examination for 5 days.
On receiving data, SP (metropolis) Brijesh Kumar Srivastava and his group reached the professor’s home and after confirming his journey historical past, the household was taken to a visitor home at Kareli, the place a medical group collected their throat and nasal swab samples for testing.
SSP (Prayagraj) Satyarth Aniruddha Pankaj mentioned, “We are now identifying the students and faculty members who came in contact with the professor. We will also contact the other family members of the professor and those who met him after he returned from Delhi.”
The man’s elder brother, who works in AU administration, lives in the home subsequent door. According to studies, the professor has been related to Tablighi Jamaat for lengthy and had visited a number of nations whereas serving on many excessive posts of the group.