Dense Crowd, COVID Norms Flouted at UP Religious Leader’s Funeral

Abdul Hamid Mohammad Salimul Qadri handed away on Sunday afternoon, following which, as per NDTV, hundreds from numerous components of the state thronged Badaun, amid the continued lockdown. The gang reportedly gathered on the mosque the place the cleric’s physique was positioned for public viewing.

Aerial visuals of the gathering present folks packed snugly collectively, and as per media studies, few masks had been noticed within the impenetrable crowd.

The UP Police has now filed an FIR and launched a probe into the occasion. How the group amassed with out the information of the police continues to be unclear.

Badaun Superintendent of Police Sankalp Sharma, in the meantime, instructed NDTV:

Uttar Pradesh on Monday, 10 Might, continued its development of greater than 20,000 new COVID-19 instances, underway because the previous few days, recording 21,331 recent instances that took its tally to 15,24,767 whereas 278 fatalities pushed the dying toll to 15,742.

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