Case In Connection With Wedding That Set Off Biggest COVID-19 Infection Chain In Bihar

The groom’s father has been charged for violating COVID-19 tips on the marriage ceremony ceremony.

Patna:

The daddy of a person who just lately died right here after exhibiting coronavirus-like signs has been charged for violating tips issued within the wake of the pandemic on the marriage ceremony ceremony, which had set off the largest an infection chain in Bihar, the district administration mentioned on Friday.

The FIR was lodged late Thursday in opposition to Ambika Chaudhary, whose son died on June 17, two days after he tied the knot whereas working a excessive fever, it mentioned in a press release.

The physique was cremated by members of the family earlier than the authorities may get wind of the episode. However, testing camps had been arrange on the Deehpali village falling underneath Paliganj block and out of 259 samples that had been collected, 95 examined constructive.

Subsequently, all these discovered contaminated had been despatched to isolation centres whereas an inquiry was ordered by District Justice of the Peace Kumar Ravi to look into any violation of norms on the marriage ceremony ceremony.

“It was discovered that greater than 50 folks had attended the ceremony and social distancing and sporting of masks was not ensured. Accordingly, BDO Chiranjeev Pandey has lodged an FIR in opposition to Chaudhary at Paliganj police station underneath related provisions,” the assertion added.

The groom was a software program engineer based mostly in Gurugram who had returned residence within the final week of Could to get married. He began exhibiting signs just a few days earlier than June 15, the scheduled date of marriage.

The household is claimed to have refused to place off the marriage regardless of requests by the ailing groom.

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