Amingaon: Thrown out by landlord, COVID-19 patient spent night on road


GUWAHATI: A COVID-19 positive man had to spend the night on the roadside due to the harassment meted out to him by his landlord Basab Paul. The man identified as Lohit Borah was thrown out of his rented house at Kalibari in Amingaon under Assam’s Kamrup district.

According to reports, after Lohit had tested positive for COVID-19, the landlord forced him to leave the house without waiting for the health department to take the patient to COVID-19 Care Centre.

“I stay at Kalibari. After I had tested positive, landlord Basab Paul and his family me to leave the house. They verbally abused me,” said Lohit Borah who spent the whole night on the road.

After getting the information, the health department shifted the man to a COVID-19 Care Centre in the morning.