Man booked for illegal entry into Karnataka from Kerala

Prime News, State, (Mangaluru), April 16:-A person has been booked for allegedly entering the Dakshina Kannada district illegally during the lockdown period, police sources said.

Mohammed Ashraf, a resident of Pudu in Bantwal taluk in Mangaluru and working at Malappuram in Kerala, was traced to the district based on information from the locals and put under quarantine in a hospital, the sources said.

Ashraf had come on a truck from Malappuram to the city and reached his hometown on April 11, they said.

A case has been filed against him under IPC sections 269 and 270 for violating the lockdown order and staying here without taking mandatory medical tests for coronavirus, they added.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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