The passports of the foreigners were already seized and the ministry of external affairs has been informed
The passports of the foreigners were already seized and the ministry of external affairs has been informed|Representational image
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12 Tablighi Jamaat members sent to temporary jail after quarantine

12, including 9 from Thailand & 2 from Tamil Nadu, were on April 2 nabbed from a mosque in UP where they were hiding after attending Nizamuddin Markaz event

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New Delhi: Twelve members of Tablighi Jamaat, including nine from Thailand, were sent to a temporary jail in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district after their completion of quarantine.

The 12 people, including nine from Thailand and two from Tamil Nadu were nabbed from a mosque on April 2, where they were hiding after attending the congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi. Their samples and that of a local were sent for testing, said a personnel of Uttar Pradesh police.

One of the persons from Thailand tested positive and was referred to Bareilly. He was later brought back after his report was negative, Superintendent of Police (City) Dinesh Tripathi told PTI.

After they completed 28 days in quarantine, they were sent to a temporary jail on Thursday. The passports of the foreigners were already seized and the ministry of external affairs has been informed, the officer added.

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