After returning from Singapore, the 2016 batch IAS officer was put under home quarantine but he instead and fled to his home in Kanpur without informing the state govt.
Kerala, March 27: Sub-Collector Kollam was ordered home quarantine on March 19
He left official residence and reached Kanpur without informing District Collector or Chief Secretary
Police have initiated proceedings against him
The Kerala Police has registered a case against Kollam Sub-Collector Anupam Mishra for violating the code prescribed for people in home quarantines necessitated due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic.
The 2016 batch IAS officer was put under home quarantine but he instead violated the quarantine code and fled to his home in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, without informing the state government.
According to the police in Kollam, Sub-Collector Anupam Mishra had returned from his home recently after which he visited Singapore for a vacation.
Upon his return, the district administration directed him to remain quarantine in his official residence for 14 days. This direction was issued on March 19.
However, instead of following the quarantine code, the IAS officer fled to his home in Kanpur.
“When he was not responding to our calls, police verified his sim location in Kanpur. He admitted that he left for home before Kerala imposed a lockdown on midnight of March 23,” a senior police official in Kollam said.
So far Kerala has registered 12 cases against people who were put in home quarantine and violated the quarantine code.
Source, India Today