Police have raided a farmhouse in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore metropolis and arrested 9 individuals for allegedly violating the lockdown and different COVID-19 prevention norms, an official mentioned on Monday.
After the raid performed on Sunday night, the police sealed the farmhouse situated in Sunshine Colony right here, Sub- Divisional Magistrate Pratul Sinha mentioned.
In the wake of the rising COVID-19 circumstances, the Madhya Pradesh authorities final week introduced Sunday lockdown in 12 cities – Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Betul, Chhindwara, Ratlam, Khargone, Vidisha, Ujjain, Gwalior, Narsinghpur and Saunsar.
SDM Sinha knowledgeable that regardless of the lockdown and different COVID-19-related restrictions, the accused organised a celebration on the farmhouse the place liquor was additionally served.
The farmhouse proprietor and eight different individuals had been arrested and booked underneath Indian Penal Code Section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant), he mentioned.
On Sunday, Indore recorded 603 contemporary circumstances of coronavirus, elevating the an infection rely within the district to 67,791.
The total COVID-19 tally in Madhya Pradesh rose to 2,88,683 with 2,276 contemporary circumstances on Sunday night, as per official figures.
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