As reported by Delhi Police, despite guidelines/ orders issued by various authorities in pursuance of the outbreak of COVID-19, a huge gathering assembled inside a closed premise; over a protracted period of time; without any semblance of social distancing or provision of masks and sanitizers. This also caused spread of Corona Virus infection amongst many persons.
2361 persons of Tablighi Jamaat have been evacuated by Delhi Police from Delhi’s Nizamuddin Headquarters since 29.03.2020.
233 persons of Jamaat have been arrested by Delhi Police. However, regarding Jamaat Chief Maulana Mohd. Saad, investigation is underway.
One case relating to Tablighi gathering has been registered by Delhi Police, u/s 304/308/336/188/269/270/271/120-B IPC, Section 14-B Foreigners Act 1946, Section 3 Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 and Section 51/58 Disaster Management Act 2005
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply to question in the Rajya Sabha today.