Gunman, driver of former sub collector suspended for jumping quarantine
Kollam: The gunman and driver of former sub collector Anupam Mishra were suspended for going out violating COVID-19 quarantine protocol. Sub collector Anupam Mishra was earlier suspended for travelling to his native place violating quarantine protocol.
The sub collector returned to Kollam from Thiruvananthapuram airport on March 17. Gunman Sujith and driver went to receive him at the airport. As the sub collector arrived from abroad, the health department had asked him, his gunman and driver to stay in quarantine. But Anupam Mishra sneaked out from quarantine and went to his house in Kanpur. Following this, the government suspended him. The action against his driver and gunman also is part of this.
The gunman was directed by the police and health department to stay in quarantine from March 17. But he refused to follow this and continued going out increasing risk of community transmission. Considering negligence on his part, the gunman was suspended for violating quarantine protocol. It was Kollam City Police Commissioner who suspended the gunman.