The Banjara Hills police booked one case against six Malaysians who came on tourists visa and participated in religious program at Markaz and not revealed about it to the local authorities.
The case was booked by the Banjara Hills police under the under Sections of Disaster Management Act, Epidemic Diseases Act, Foreigners Act and Indian Penal Code.
According to the police, all the six persons came to the city in March 2020 on tourists visa and were living at mosque in Tolichowki. In mid-March the group along with others had gone to Delhi Markaz and attended a religious gathering there before returning to the city.
“On coming to know about the six persons were staying in the mosque in Tolichowki area. After repeating asking the people who returned to the city from Delhi, the six Malaysians did not inform the police or the local authorities about it,” said N Kalinga Rao, Station House Officer ( Banjara Hills).
On information the Banjara Hills police visited the mosque and with the help of the local managing committee shifted them to Gandhi Hospital for quarantine.
A case under Section 420, 269,270,188, 109 of Indian Penal Code and Sections of Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, Disaster Management Act 2005 The Foreigners Act 1946 was registered against them. The police are investigating.