Muslim League leader arrested in Kannur for aiding man to escape quarantine
Kannur: An Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader was arrested on Friday for helping a man to escape quarantine here. Kannur Corporation Thana ward councillor M Shafeeq was arrested by the Kannur Town Police.
Shafeeq had helped his close relative, who was kept at an isolation centre, to escape from there the other day.
On March 25, a team of 25 members including his relative had arrived in Kannur. Authorities then shifted them to an isolation centre. However, Shafeeq took his relative from here.
Case has been registered against the relative too. Shafeeq was arrested and later let off in bail.