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9 people arrested for offering prayers at Bhopal mosque during lockdown

The arrested persons were offering prayers at a mosque, in violation of the lockdown rules in place across the country

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Bhopal Updated on: April 03, 2020 22:37 IST
The arrested persons
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The arrested persons

Nine persons were on Friday arrested by police in Bhopal for violating the lockdown rules in place across the country. The arrested persons were offering prayers at a mosque, which was also in violation of Section 144. The 21-day countrywide was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as part of a massive government effort to check the spread of the novel coronavirus.

As of April 3, India recorded a total of 2,547 coronavirus cases, including 62 deaths.

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