352 Indian nationals held for defying lockdown in Birgunj

Published On: April 1, 2020 03:01 PM NPT By: RSS

PARSA, April 1: The Parsa Police today took under control 352 Indian nationals for defying lockdown enforced nationwide against the spread of COVID-19.

The Police held them while going to India via the Birgunj border.

Among them, five are women, 11 children, and 336 men. They were taken under control at 1:00 am.

They are the laborers working in different parts of Nepal and trying to go home, said Superintendent of Police, Gautam Thapa, from District Police Office.

He added that the Indian citizens are kept in Thakurram Multiple Campus of Adarshangar, Birgung. They had arrived in Birgunj from different cities as Kathmandu, Chitwan, Makwanpur, and Pokhara.

The meeting of the district security coordination committee to be held shortly would decide further about the Indian citizens taken under control.

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