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59 people arrested for violence, assault on COVID-19 warriors in Bengaluru 

59 people arrested for violence, assault on COVID-19 warriors in Bengaluru 

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 April 2020 9:01 AM GMT

Fifty-nine people have been arrested for violence, assault on Covid-19 warriors and damaging public properties in the coronavirus-hit areas of Karnataka capital. “We have filed 5 cases and arrested 59 people, including many youngsters, in the Padarayanapura area, the city’s south-west suburb, for attacking healthcare workers, inciting violence and damaging public properties on Sunday,” said Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao, here on Monday. The incident occurred when around 40 secondary contact persons were being shifted to the quarantine centres. The people related to them attacked the women coronavirus warriors, doctors and police personnel. The area had been sealed last week after three Covid-19 cases were found. All three had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in New Delhi’s Nizamuddin in March. (IANS)

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