17 Tablighi Jamaat Members From Indonesia, Thailand Sent To Jail After Their Quarantine Period EndsTablighi Jamaat members being led to quarantine facilities (file photo)

Seventeen Jamaatis have been sent to jail after their quarantine period ended on Sunday (12 April).

After the quarantine period ended, they were presented before the magistrate and then sent to jail.

They were found guilty of violating visa and passport norms and all of them belong to Indonesia and Thailand.

According to the government spokesman, the police had arrested 21 Jamaatis including 17 foreign nationals from the Taj and Kuraish mosques and all of them were quarantined on 31 March.

Their test samples showed that they were Corona negative.

The FIRs was registered against them under relevant IPC sections including 269, 270, 271, 188, Epidemic Diseases Act (1897) 03, Passport Act (1967) Section 12(3).

All were detained after police, after getting a tip-off regarding their presence in the mosque.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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