7 cops quarantined after man who committed suicide tests +ve for COVID-19 in Kozhikode


The deceased was a security guard at a flat on P. T. Usha Road. The seven policemen, including a Circle Inspector, had held inquest of the body.

Kozhikode: Seven police officers attached to the Vellayil police station in Kozhikode are under quarantine after a man who committed suicide two days was confirmed with COVID-19.

The seven policemen, including a Circle Inspector, had held inquest of the body.

Krishnan (68), a native of Vellayil had hanged inside his house on Friday (June 27) noon allegedly following domestic problems. He was a security guard at a flat on PT Usha Road.

Officials conducted a COVID-19 test before the post mortem. When the rest result came out positive, the policemen were asked to undergo quarantine.

However, it is not clear how Krishnan contracted the disease. It is learned that several people from Chennai had come to the place where Krishnan was working. It assumed that he contracted the disease from them.

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