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Case registered against COVID-positive man for attending wedding in Dakshina Kannada district

Rajesh Poojary attended the function at Karkala on Thursday, the police said.

Edited by: PTI Mangaluru Published on: May 14, 2021 17:01 IST
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Case registered against COVID-positive man for attending wedding in Dakshina Kannada district.

A case has been registered against a man from Maninalkur village in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district for attending a wedding three days after testing positive for coronavirus, police said.

Rajesh Poojary attended the function at Karkala on Thursday, the police said.

He had tested positive for COVID-19 on May 10 and had been directed by authorities to remain in isolation for two weeks, they said.

The incident came to light on Thursday when a team of officials led by a project development officer (PDO) visited his house, they said.

Based on a complaint filed by the PDO, a case has been registered against Poojary, they added.

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