Hyderabad: Secunderabad railway police took five foreign returnees into custody and shifted them to hospital after they violated home quarantine rule. Secunderabad Railway Superintendent of Police B Anuradha said,”In the Shamshabad airport all the passengers who came from abroad were checked with thermal devices and some of the passengers were asked to Home Quarantine and were also marked with indelible ink. The should not use public transport however they came to railway stations and boarded the trains. We have taken them into custody and cases were registered against them for violating the orders of the government on Covid19″

In the first case, one Mohsin Ali 33, a resident of Muradabad in UP came from Lagos of Nigeria by flight via Abu Dabi. He reached Mumbai airport on March 21. But he travelled on Mumbai Hyderabad express B1 coach. He was apprehended and was shifted to Gandhi Hospital for further examination. A case has been booked against him under various sections of IPC and Epidemic Diseases Act 1897.

In another case, one Naresh Bhukya 29 suspected of Corona came from USA via Abudabi to Hyderabad. He was travelling on March 21 from Secunderabad to Dornakal on Krishna expressed. He was detailed at Aler by civil police, and he was referred to Gandhi hospital. A case is registered against him as part of corona crackdown by railways. In third case one Ravi Kiran was detained March 22 in Bangalore to Hazrath Nizamuddin Express at Bhongir station. He arrived from Sydney and going to Nagpur. 108 ambulance was called in, and he was shifted to Gandhi Hospital. Entire coach has been sterilised at Kazipet railway station. One Rohit Kumar along with his wife Pooja Yadav of UP arrived in Hyderabad from Indonesia by flight on March 20, and they were shifted to quarantine. They were travelling on Rajdhani express on March 21. During the journey, co-passengers observed the stamps and informed the duty TTE.

Similarly, one P Harika of Kkianda who came from Dubai was home quarantined. She boarded Bhavnagar to Kakinada port express. She was handed over to railway doctors.

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