Police on Friday arrested 12 other people for allegedly getting ready and sporting faux RT-PCR certificate to go into the Jagannath temple.
The twelfth Century shrine was once reopened on August 23 and sporting unfavorable RT-PCR certificate or vaccination certificate is obligatory for getting into.
Of the 12 arrested, 4 are devotees – two from Madhya Pradesh, one from Chhattisgarh and one from Angul district of Odisha – police stated, including that every one of them had been sporting faux certificate. The 8 others arrested had been thinking about issuing the faux certificate.
“After intercepting the suspected persons, we contacted the hospitals mentioned in the certificates to verify. The involvement of the hospitals is still under investigation,” Puri Superintendent of Police, Kanwar Vishal Singh, stated. The unfavorable stories had been being issued at charges starting from Rs 500-700 relying on urgency, he stated. The police have additionally seized a pc and different pieces, whilst searches are ongoing.