Categories
Entertainment

Eight Malaysian nationals who attended Tablighi Jamaat event sent to quarantine from IGI Airport

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/eight-malaysian-nationals-sent-to-quarantine-from-igi-airport/article31262363.ece

Eight Malaysian nationals have been sent to quarantine after they were stopped from boarding a special flight to Malaysia at Delhi’s IGI airport, an Immigration official said on Sunday.

Also read: Coronavirus outbreak | MHA blacklists 960 foreigners for Tablighi ties

It was found that they figured in a list of foreign nationals who attended the religious congregation at the Tablighi Jamaat centre in Nizamuddin. Their credentials are being verified with the Malaysian embassy.

Also read: Explained | Who are the Tablighi Jamaat?

The official said the 8 persons wanted to board a special flight to Malaysia, when they were stopped by Immigration personnel.

In a related development, a Delhi Police official confirmed that 8 Malaysian nationals had been handed over to them by Immigration department. Later, they were sent for medical examination.

“All Malaysian nationals have been shifted to a quarantine centre after their samples were taken by health department”, a senior police officer said.

You have reached your limit for free articles this month.

Register to The Hindu for free and get unlimited access for 30 days.

Subscription Benefits Include

Today’s Paper

Find mobile-friendly version of articles from the day’s newspaper in one easy-to-read list.

Unlimited Access

Enjoy reading as many articles as you wish without any limitations.

Personalised recommendations

A select list of articles that match your interests and tastes.

Faster pages

Move smoothly between articles as our pages load instantly.

Dashboard

A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences.

Briefing

We brief you on the latest and most important developments, three times a day.

Not convinced? Know why you should pay for news.

*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad mobile applications and print. Our plans enhance your reading experience.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *