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34 Thai Tabligh attendees to walk free on paying Rs 6000 fine to PM Cares

The court directed the foreigners to deposit their fines at the PM CARES Fund since the foreigners have been found guilty of violating government orders

Hundreds of Covid cases in India are linked to a Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi. Photo: PTI
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Hundreds of Covid cases in India are linked to a Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi. Photo: PTI

Press Trust of India New Delhi
A Delhi court Friday allowed 34 foreign nationals from Thailand to walk free on payment of different fines after they accepted mild charges under the plea bargain process, related to various violations including visa norms while attending Tablighi Jamaat congregation here during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Metropolitan Magistrate Gagandeep Jindal allowed the foreigners to walk free on payment of a fine of Rs 6,000 each, said advocateAshima Mandla appearing for them.

The court directed the foreigners to deposit their fines at the PM CARES Fund since the foreigners have been found guilty of violating government orders pertaining to Covid-19 pandemic.

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First Published: Jul 18 2020 | 11:10 AM IST

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