Lockdown: 109 Bihar labourers quarantined in Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh

Lockdown: 109 Bihar labourers quarantined in Lucknow

Agency News

Lucknow, Apr 11: Over 100 labourers, who were found travelling in a truck to Bihar, were sent to quarantine here on Saturday.

Police sources here said that the labourers of a cold storage in Aligarh were going to Bihar in a closed truck, when they were stopped near Toll Plaza in Gosaiganj area here. According to them, 109 labourers hired the truck for Rs 1.63 lakhs to ferry them to Katihar in Bihar. They started their journey from Aligarh on Friday night. An old pass was also pasted in front of the truck. The driver of the truck who has been sent to jail confessed that he had charged around Rs 1,500 each worker. Police said that all the labourers were sent to the shelter home and they would be checked of COVID- 19. (UNI)