Lockdown: Police arrests man after he lies about going to meet astrologer
Thiruvanathapuram: A man who lied to the police that he was going to consult an astrologer in order escape from vehicle checking was taken into custody along with his vehicle. Later, he was released on station bail. However the police said they will release the vehicle from custody only after 21 days.
The incident happened when police were questioning those who stepped out of their houses despite the lockdown. When this man asked where he was going by Kattakkada CI, he replied that he was going to meet an astrologer as he was in bad phase of his life. He also said that he was coming from Poovachal and was going to Malayinkeezhu.
However, he was trapped when CI told him that he wanted to go along with him to meet the astrologer. He immediately clarified that he was lying. He was booked for violating lockdown norms.