In an incident of vandalism that has come to mild at a COVID-19 testing centre in Ambegaon Budruk on Tuesday, a pair has been recognized for inflicting disruption in service after the husband-wife duo needed to allegedly wait for over two hours to provide their swab samples for testing.
When the 2 reached Lakshmibai Hazare Vastigruh, the free-of-cost swab collection facility run by
The lengthy queue of residents added to the lag in testing, which apparently enraged the couple. The two seemingly picked up a struggle with the healthcare workers current there and demanded to be given desire in testing earlier than others, lots of whom have been PMC staff and senior residents. The accused allegedly meddled with the collected samples, a number of of which have been seemingly virus-positive, and dropped the containers with the swab samples on the bottom and destroyed the kits. They even abused the federal government staff, stopping them to do their responsibility, stated cops. A case has been registered at Bharati Vidyapeeth police station in this regard towards the 2 accused.
It is essential to notice right here that whereas the lady in query has examined optimistic, her husband’s COVID-19 report has come unfavorable.
According to the police, Nitin Raghunath Rajguru (45), a well being inspector with PMC, has filed a criticism towards the 2 accused. Since the lady has examined optimistic for COVID-19, she has been hospitalised for additional remedy, whereas her husband has been put below dwelling quarantine, added officers. Further authorized process associated to the couple’s arrest and different formalities will seemingly be performed as soon as issues relating to the couple’s well being are eradicated.
Police personnel knowledgeable that the chaos broke out round 12.30 pm on Tuesday. Separate swab collection rows have been made for common residents and PMC staff, whereas the couple was knowledgeable that testing would take time. This allegedly didn’t go down nicely with the duo, who threw testing kits on the bottom and broken the samples collected.
Commenting on the showdown, Rajguru stated, “Our staffers were collecting swab samples from two separate lines demarcated for PMC workers and the general public. Suddenly, two members from the general queue charged at
While senior residents, pregnant ladies and youngsters from the overall queue got precedence, the accused girl demanded to be examined first, states the primary info report (FIR).
Assistant police inspector AR Kavathekar from Bharati Vidyapeeth police station shared, “A case has been registered against a husbandwife duo under sections 186, 352 and 353 (assault or criminal force to deter