Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the police to book 10 people accused of pelting stones and injuring health workers in Moradabad earlier on Wednesday.
A team of doctors and medical staff was attacked by a mob in Moradabad’s Nawabganj area when they went to take away two suspected cases of the novel coronavirus in the area.
दोषियों द्वारा की गई राजकीय संपत्ति के नुकसान की भरपाई उनसे सख्ती से की जाएगी।
जिला पुलिस प्रशासन ऐसे उपद्रवी तत्वों को तत्काल चिन्हित करे और प्रत्येक नागरिक को सुरक्षा के साथ ही उपद्रवी तत्वों पर पूरी सख्ती भी करें।
— Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) April 15, 2020
The mob pelted stones at the ambulance and doctors. The stones were also pelted on the police van which came to rescue the health workers.
The police have detained 10 people after the incident and search for several others is on.
Taking stock of the situation, CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered strict action against the accused. He has asked the police to book the accused under the stringent National Security Act.
The CM has also said that the accused will also be made to pay for the property damaged in the attack.
The security in the area has been tightened since the attack.