One of the sub-collector in Kollam district who skipped his 14day quarantine has now been traced back to his hometown in Uttar Pradesh. Though the officer claimed that he is in quarantine at Banglore, his phone location showed him to be at his hometown in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
Anupam Mishra, who was on leave till March 18 had visited Singapore. Though he reached Kerala on 18th, the health officials asked him to go for a mandatory quarantine for 14 days. But, on Thursday, his house was found locked by the health department officials.
Speaking to media, the district collector for Kollam, B Abdul Nazer said that his office has submitted a report to the state government and considers the actions by Anupam as “a grave lapse”. The district authorities also have initiated a probe against the officer to figure out why he left without informing the department.
“We have asked him to provide his current address and travel details to Bengaluru,” says District Collector B Abdul Nasser.
“On his return to Kerala from the foreign trip, he had undergone, medical examination and did not show symptoms. His close family and personal staff, including gunman, are under observation,” he added.