New Delhi: Eight Malaysian citizens were captured from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport today while they were trying to escape from the eyes of police. According to sources, they were part of the Tablighi Jamaat Centre at Nizamuddin, the hotspot for the spread of coronavirus.
They were caught by the immigration department at the airport.
Special flights despite lockdown is operational by some nations to evacuate their nationals held up in the country.
According to reports, these eight Malaysian nationals were hiding at different places in Delhi and intended to take a Malindo Air relief flight.
“The home ministry has blacklisted 960 foreigners and their Indian visas have also been cancelled for their involvement in Tablighi Jamaat activities while coming on tourist visas,” Union home minister Amit Shah’s office tweeted in Hindi earlier this week.