MIZORAM: A 33-year-old woman from Mizoram was arrested for lying about her travel history. The woman had returned from Macau and landed in Aizawl’s Lengpui Airport on March 10. But she told the authorities at the airport that she had come from Kolkata.
It was through her FB post that she revealed the actual truth. Police have now arrested her.
With cases of coronavirus infections surging in the country and 16 people dead, the whole country has been put under 21 day lockdown to deal with the situation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced nationwide three weeks lockdown starting from Tuesday midnight. All States and Union Territories will come under its purview.
Stating that “the next 21 days will be very crucial for India”, the Prime Minister added in a live telecast on Tuesday night, “We are taking all steps to ensure continuous supply of essential commodities. In view of the current situation, the nationwide complete lockdown will be in place for 21 days — three weeks. Today India is at the stage where our actions today will decide that to what extent we can bring down the impact of this disaster. This is the time to strengthen our resolve again and again.
He said this is an essential step to fight coronavirus decisively. He added that saving lives is priority as of now.