Indian cops speaking to mediapersons about the arrested Jamaati Covid-19 patient. (Photo: Twitter)
UTTAR PRADESH: Within hours of escaping from a hospital on Tuesday morning in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat district, the COVID-19 patient was arrested and sent back to the hospital, police said.
The patient Safid Miyan, who had attended the Tablighi Jammat meeting in Delhi last month, was arrested from a brick kiln on Tuesday afternoon.
Inspector General Praveen Kumar confirmed the arrest of the corona patient.
The 65-year-old corona positive patient from Sunsari in Nepal had, escaped from the hospital after breaking the glass pane and cutting the wire mesh on the window, IANS reported.
Safid Miyan was a part of a group of 17 from Nepal, who had attended the Delhi Tablighi Jamaat gathering.
(With inputs from agencies)