Women spit in plastic bags and throw them in houses amid COVID-19 fear; incident caught on camera
A queer incident has been reported from Rajasthan’s Kota where two women were caught on camera while spitting in plastic bags and throwing them in some houses in the Vallabhvadi area. The shocking incident came to light amid coronavirus fear across the country.
As per the reports, women allegedly throw the polythene bags full of spit in houses in a bid to spread the virus among people.
After locals complained about the incident, the Rajasthan police have taken cognizance of the matter while municipal corporation machines have sanitized the houses in the area.
Rajasthan: CCTV cameras capture some women spitting in plastic bags &throwing them in some houses in Vallabhvadi area of Kota despite ban on spitting in public in view of #COVID19. "Area has been sanitised&search is on for accused," says Gumanpura Circle Inspector Manoj Sikarwar. pic.twitter.com/iCAvNCa0kk— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2020
Gumanpura Circle Inspector Manoj official told media, “We received a complaint that some women were spitting on polythene bags and throwing them inside the houses of residents in an area in Kota. Municipal corporation machines have been called to sanitise the houses along with the area.”
The CCTV footage of the incident also uploaded on social media. In the clip, two women can be seen spitting into polythene bags and then throwing it inside the houses in Kota.
Residents of the locality alleged that four or five women along with some children were roaming in their area on Sunday morning and began spitting in plastic bags and throwing them in the houses of the residents amid coronavirus fear among people.
"When we realised what they were doing, we called them but they immediately ran away. We then called the police and municipal corporation sanitisation machines were brought to clean the area," said the local.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, a ban has been imposed on spitting in public by the government.
In Rajasthan, over 800 confirmed cases for coronavirus recorded while three people have died.
The tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 9,352 and the death toll climbed to 324 in India.