This Article is From Jul 09, 2020

Delhi Couple Travels To Dharamshala With Fake COVID Certificate, Quarantined

A case has been registered against them and action will be taken according to their report, police said.

Delhi Couple Travels To Dharamshala With Fake COVID Certificate, Quarantined

The couple was sent to an institutional quarantine centre (Representational)

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A Delhi couple was on Thursday sent into institutional quarantine centre in Himachal Pradesh after they produced fake COVID-19 negative certificates, Bimukt Ranjan, Kangra Superintendent of Police said.

Speaking to ANI, Mr Ranjan said, "A Delhi couple was caught visiting Dharamshala by producing fake COVID-19 negative certificates. They have been sent into an institutional quarantine centre."

A case has been registered against them and action will be taken according to their report, he added.

Mr Ranjan said that a Chinese national was also stopped at the Himachal Pradesh border in Kaloha on July 8.

"Last evening a Chinese national was stopped at our border in Kaloha. His purpose of the visit was tourism, so he was asked to show a COVID-19 negative certificate (within 72 hours) and 5-day advance booking at a hotel, as per the state government's guidelines. He failed to produce both," he said.

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