Ambulance caught carrying passengers
Bajura, April 15
An ambulance belonging to Swamikartik Rural Municipality, Bajura, was discovered carrying passengers in violation of the lockdown.
Bajura District Police Office Chief Tanka Prasad Bhattarai mentioned the ambulance registered as Sudurpaschim 001 Jha 391 was carrying passengers from Nepalgunj. The ambulance was returning to Bajura with six passengers. All the passengers have been from Swamikartik Rural Municipality, mentioned police. Police mentioned that one of many six passengers was a paralytic affected person.
Chief District Officer Ganga Prasad Neupane mentioned the ambulance had violated the lockdown by carrying passengers.
He mentioned a case could be filed towards the ambulance driver.
Police mentioned that they had tried to cease the ambulance in Achham itself, nevertheless it was launched after assurance that each one the six individuals could be saved in quarantine in Bajura.
Bajura District Health Office Chief Daya Krishna Panta mentioned the passengers had put the district at excessive danger of COVID-19.
He mentioned that the federal government had imposed the nationwide lockdown to stop attainable outbreak of the virus, however the ambulance driver didn’t appear to grasp the gravity of the state of affairs.
Chairman Chiranjibi Shahi of the agricultural municipality mentioned of the six individuals, three have been sick. However, police mentioned there was just one sick individual within the ambulance.
Shahi mentioned the agricultural municipality had not requested the ambulance driver to deliver individuals.
“They will keep in quarantine,” he added. Police mentioned the ambulance had been taken beneath management.
Earlier, one other ambulance belonging to Bahrabisa Red Cross department was discovered carrying passengers in the course of the lockdown. The ambulance registered as Se 1 Cha 524 was caught carrying 10 passengers from Dhangadi to Bajura just a few days in the past.
People haven’t stopped getting into Bajura from different districts. Locals mentioned that the chance of COVID-19 unfold had elevated as a result of negligence of the authorities involved with regard to stopping individuals’s motion throughout districts.
A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 16, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.
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