The woman returned from Macau, landed in Aizawl Airport on Mar 10 amid COVID-19 threat; lied to airports authority claiming that she had come back from Kolkata
Aizawl: A 33-year-old woman in Mizoram was arrested for allegedly hiding her travel history, a senior police officer said on Thursday. Mizoram Inspector General of Police (headquarters) John Neihlaia said that the incident came to light recently when the woman revealed her “crime” in a Facebook post.
During the course of investigation, it was learned that the woman belonged to a locality in Aizawl and aged about 33, he said. She returned from Macau and landed in Aizawl’s Lengpui Airport on March 10.
She lied to the authority at Lengpui Airport claiming that she returned from Kolkata, Neihlaia said. The woman was arrested on Tuesday and booked under Sections 270/336/505 (1) (b) of the IPC.
Neihlaiha also said that a person, who spread fake news in the name of chief secretary, has also been arrested and was booked under Section 66 D of the IT Act and 505 (1) (b) of the IPC.