New Delhi: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Wednesday filed 15 more charge sheets against 292 foreign nationals from 14 countries in connection with Tablighi Jamaat case.
According to the charge-sheets, 80 of the foreign nationals are from Malaysia, 80 from Bangladesh, 44 from Myanmar, 39 from Thailand, 22 from Nepal, 17 from Sri Lanka, two OCI card holders from UK and Australia, two each from Djibouti and Kenya, one each from Mali, Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa.
Charge-sheets have been filed under Section 14 (b) Foreigners Act,1946, Section 3 of The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, Section 51 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and Sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 270 ( Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 271 (disobedience to quarantine rule) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The charge-sheet has been filed for violation of visa norms.
The Tablighi Jamaat event had emerged as coronavirus hotspot in the country.