Corona Positive Man Charged With Attempt To Murder In Himachal Pradesh

Chamba: A man in Himachal Pradesh was charged with attempt to murder for throwing a party and infecting three others, after his return from another district earlier this month.

The accused has been identified as a resident of Chamba and a driver by profession. He held a liquor party outside his home with two friends, breaking both the social distancing and home quarantine norms, reported The Indian Express.

In the process, he also infected his two-year-old daughter. “He not only threw a party but also shared cigarettes with his friends,” said Director General of Police, SR Mardi, calling it a “suicidal act.”

The daughter and friends tested positive on May 10. The former reportedly suffers from heart disease. A case has been filed against him under Section 307 (Attempt to Murder)  of the Indian Penal Code.

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