Ruckus at Quarantine Centre in Darrang, Police resort to lathi charge


GUWAHATI: Police had to resort to baton charge after more than 300 boarders at Dalgaon Rohinikash Model School Quarantine Centre in Darrang district of Assam created an unruly situation on Friday morning.

The boarders came out of the quarantine centre complaining about the quality of morning tea served to them. They also assaulted the food providers.

“Police had to resort to a mild lathi charge to control them,” said an official.

On the other hand, two men Named Zakir Hussain and Baharul Islam fled from a quarantine centre in Hailakandi district and visited several shops of the area.

Later Hailakandi Police apprehended and brought them back to the quarantine centre.

“We have been doing contact tracing. We will quarantine all of them,” said an official.