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COVID-19 lockdown: Jodhpur man booked after 100 people found offering prayers in his hotel

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Press Trust of India Jodhpur (R'than)
A hotel owner was booked here on Saturday for allegedly allowing a prayer gathering of over 100 people at his facility despite the lockdown imposed to check the spread of COVID-19, police said.
Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided the hotel and over a hundred people were found offering prayers in a large hall, a police officer said.
He said some of the people have been sent to a for checkup.
In another incident here on Saturday, a person undergoing checkup after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms tried to flee from MG hospital, police said.
He tried to run away when doctors expressed suspicion that he might be infected, they said.
A woman, who was a suspected case of the virus, had also tried to run away from a hospital here, police said.
Two separate cases have been registered against her, they said.

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First Published: Mar 28 2020 | 10:40 PM IST

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