Youth arrested for chewing, spitting tabacco on road amid Covid-19 out break.

Udaipur police have arrested a youth for chewing and spitting tabacco product in the no tobacco zone here at M.B hospital compound of Udaipur on Monday.

The youth was caught and later handed over to the police.

According to the Station House Officer of Hathipol police station Adarsh Kumar said that it was on Monday afternoon that the accused identified as Prathviraj s/o Bherulal a resident of Lakhawali village was sitting  near the blood bank of M.B hospital and chewing tabacco and spitting it on the road despite everyone is being restricted from chewing and spitting of tabacco products by the state government under section 2 of the Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases Act 1957.

Upon getting the information from the people out there at the hospital the team from Hathipol police station rushed to the spot and arrested the accused and booked him under the section 188 of IPC after considering his act likely to harm the health of other in view of Covid-19 out break, said SHO Kumar.

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