Delhi returnee MLA flouts SOP

IMPHAL, 4th Jun: An MLA, who returned to Imphal in an Indigo flight, flouted the SOP for flight passengers and went to his official residence on Thursday.
The MLA, elected from a hill assembly constituency, went to Delhi on June 2 and returned to Imphal on Thursday 9.35 am in an Indigo flight. Instead of heading for the transit quarantine centre located at HRD Academy, the MLA along with his security escorts went to his official residence. Mention may be made that the revised SOP issued on May 25 made it mandatory for all incoming flight passengers to undergo institutional or community quarantine for 14 days or until their test results came negative after which they are to remain under home quarantine for another 14 days. The SOP does not mention any relaxation or separate arrangements for VIPs or any other persons.IMPHAL: An MLA, who returned to Imphal in an Indigo flight, flouted the SOP for flight passengers and went to his official residence on Thursday.
The MLA, elected from a hill assembly constituency, went to Delhi on June 2 and returned to Imphal on Thursday 9.35 am in an Indigo flight. Instead of heading for the transit quarantine centre located at HRD Academy, the MLA along with his security escorts went to his official residence. Mention may be made that the revised SOP issued on May 25 made it mandatory for all incoming flight passengers to undergo institutional or community quarantine for 14 days or until their test results came negative after which they are to remain under home quarantine for another 14 days. The SOP does not mention any relaxation or separate arrangements for VIPs or any other persons.


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