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$Ghaziabad: Tablighi Jamaat members quarantined at a hospital here allegedly misbehaved with the nurses, making lewd remarks and dropping their pants, provoking the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to invoke the stringent National Security Act against them.

The six Jamaat members at the district hospital were shifted to an isolation ward set up at a private educational institute after the complaints against them.

They are among the thousands who attended a religious congregation at organisation’s New Delhi headquarter, now being seen as a coronavirus hotspot.

In a sharp reaction, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called those involved in the incident enemies of humanity .

They will neither accept the law nor follow arrangements. Whatever they did with women health workers is a heinous crime, he said on Friday. The NSA is being invoked against them. We will not let leave them,” he said, accord in a government statement in Lucknow.

Ghaziabad police said the Jamaat members were booked for indulging in ugly acts and passing lewd remarks against the women staff members at the hospital.

A case was registered against them at the GT Road Kotwali on receiving a complaint from the chief medical officer.

Senior Superintendent of Police Kalanidhi Naithani said stringent action will be taken against them.

In the complaint, a nurse has alleged that the coronavirus suspects were roaming without trousers in the hospital.

They sang vulgar songs and made ugly gestures, the nurse alleged, adding that they were not taking their medicines.

They were also not following social distancing norms, she said.

Police have registered the case under Sections 269, 270, 271, 294 and 354 of the Indian Penal Code, the SSP said. The sections relate to sexual harassment and actions which spread disease. Over 150 members of the Jamaat have been quarantined at different hospitals in Ghaziabad.


Also read: UP puts 18 districts on alert to trace people who attended Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat event


 

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7 COMMENTS

  1. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make
    your point. You obviously know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your
    site when you could be giving us something enlightening to read?

  2. Whomever have become daemons, why to treat them as Human?
    Severe source of present and future source?
    Punish them bloody rascals.

  3. Where are the interview of both parties? Every one is saying this is happened is there any proof or just social media university or IT cell rumours?

  4. NSA is the apt action taken against the defaulters. They were already given enough liberty and the Govt. had taken steps to rescue them from the place of congregation. They did not obey the social distancing. They have risked their lives and that of their families.
    They won’t cooperate with the medical staff, won’t take medicines and misbehave with the female nurses. They have to be treated in a different form like public lashing, stoning etc., NSA is the only available punishment and they need not be given any special treatment…

  5. When the govt takes strict action then liberandus like the Mr Ashok above cry as victims. Wonder what would they have done. And if govt is linient then also they will crib of inaction.
    Frauds.

  6. While penal action was merited, not NSA. In all the actions of the Bisht administration, extreme prejudice towards the minority community is writ large. 2. Had a similar outbreak taken place during the grand Ram Navmi celebrations the state government had planned at Ayodhya, one wonders what the lead stories would have been on Republic and other similar channels.

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