BJP Candidate Charged For Breaching COVID-19 Protocol In UP's Mathura

Megh Shyam Singh was found in violation of the guidelines when he visited the Daan Ghati Temple on Sunday and addressed people near the temple, Superintendent of Police (Rural) said.

BJP Candidate Charged For Breaching COVID-19 Protocol In UP's Mathura

BJP candidate was charged on Monday for violating guidelines for COVID-19. (Representational)

Mathura:

A Bharatiya Janata Party candidate was charged on Monday for violating guidelines for COVID-19 and breaching section 144, the police said.

Megh Shyam Singh was found in violation of the guidelines when he visited the Daan Ghati Temple in the city on Sunday and addressed people near the temple, Superintendent of Police (Rural) Shrish Chandra said.

A report was filed against Mr Singh under section 188, 269 and 270 of the Indian Penal Code and section 3 and 4 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, spelling disobedience of public officer and intentionally spreading infection as charges, the officer said.

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