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Mumbai: 16 booked for celebrating man’s release from jail flouting Covid norms

An officer said that on June 23, when Shabuddin Idrisi alias Babu Chaddi was released from prison, around 10-15 persons came to receive him in a jeep. They then took him to Deonar where he was garlanded and a party was organised where no one was wearing masks.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
Updated: July 3, 2021 6:37:06 pm
Mumbai news, DEONAR police, FIR against man for celebrating release from jail, Mumbai crime news, mumbai covid protocols, mUmbai latest newsThe Deonar police found that the incident took place under their jurisdiction and registered a case against Idrisi along with 15 others for the violation of Covid-19 protocol. (Representational)

POLICE HAVE registered an FIR against a man who, upon his release from jail, celebrated the same with around 15 people in a jeep at Deonar, violating the state Covid-19 protocols.

The FIR was registered against Shabuddin Idrisi and 15 others after a video clip of the celebration went viral on social media.

An officer said, on June 23, when Idrisi alias Babu Chaddi was released from prison, around 10-15 people came to receive him in a jeep. The group then took Idrisi to Deonar where he was garlanded and a party organised, flouting the Covid-19 norms.

No arrests have been made in the case yet. An officer said Idrisi was arrested in the past for electricity theft.

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