THANE: In spite of the coronavirus restrictions, round 700 people gathered to attend a wedding perform at Kalyan in Maharashtra’s Thane district, following which police have registered a case towards its organisers, civic authorities stated.
The occasion was held on March 10, the Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) stated in an announcement on Thursday.
“Following a tip-off that a number of people are attending a wedding perform at Kalyan (East), civic officers visited the spot and located 700 people there,” it stated.
As per the state tips, solely 50 individuals are allowed to attend a wedding, an official stated.
The assertion stated that the civic authorities additionally discovered that the members didn’t comply with the COVID-19 security protocols, like sporting masks and sustaining social distancing.
A criticism was lodged with the police, who registered an offence underneath IPC sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 and 270 (negligent and malignant act more likely to unfold the an infection of any illness harmful to life) and underneath the Disaster Management Act and the Epidemic Diseases Act.
The case was registered towards Rajesh Mhatre and Mahesh Raut, the organisers of the occasion, it stated.
The civic physique additionally stated in the assertion that Rs 5,64,900 effective has been collected in the final 10 days from a 1,131 people for violation of coronavirus norms.