March 31, 2023

Coronavirus: Prisoner in Puri Jail tested COVID-19 positive

NFTV:Odisha:Puri: One prisoner in Puri Jail tested COVID-19 positive. The 32-year-old accused was arrested on May 15 by Kumbharpada police allegedly for snatching. Police have sent his swab samples for the Covid-19 test after his arrest. The accused was finally sent to jail on Friday evening.

The Inspector In-Charge (IIC) and 30 other staff of the Kumbharpada police station of Puri district were put under institutional quarantine today. “Disinfection of the police station building and PCR vans is continuing and deployment of additional policemen for the smooth functioning of the police station. Swabs of all police personnel will be sent for tests on Monday,” said a senior police official.