Iranian couple held for cheating

An Iranian couple facing theft and cheating charges have been lodged in Central Prison, Puzhal, after being examined by doctors for COVID-19.

To prevent the spread of the virus to its personnel and inmates in the jail, the Prison Department has brought in a series of measures.

Ali Safar, 58, and his wife were arrested by the Thanjavur police for allegedly cheating a shopkeeper and stealing money from him. They were ordered to be remanded in judicial custody by a magistrate court for 15 days. They were examined by authorities in Thanjavur for symptoms of COVID-19.

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