Department of Health issues advisory on detection of Omicron sub-variants in Maharashtra; Bajrang Dal actvist’s sister charged with vandalizing car in Shivamogga
Bengaluru News Today Live Updates, Karnataka New Covid Guidelines: Following cases of Omicron sub-variants XBB, BQ.1 and BA.2.3.20 recently detected in Maharashtra, the Karnataka Health Department issued an advisory on Tuesday. The state’s Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on Covid-19 met on October 19 to discuss actions to be taken following the detection of the new subvariants. The notice stated: “…Face masking (is mandatory) indoors, in air-conditioned places, poorly ventilated areas, closed places, in crowds and in health care facilities (medical masks N- 95).” Learn more here.
Karnataka Police, meanwhile, on Sunday arrested Ashwini, the sister of Bajrang Dal activist Harsha Nagaraj, and 10 to 15 others on charges of rioting and vandalizing a car in the town of Shivamogga. officers said. Syed Faveez, 49, a teacher and resident of Shivamogga spoke to police alleging that his car, parked outside his house, had been vandalized. A case under sections 143 (unlawful assembly), 147 (riot), 427 (mischief causing damage) and 149 (member of an unlawful assembly guilty of an offense committed in pursuit of a common object) of the Code Indian criminal law has been filed.
Separately, the investigation into the suicide case of Basavalingeshwara Swamy, a psychic from Kunchagal Bande Mutt in Ramanagara district of Karnataka, revealed that he was allegedly “blackmailed” by an anonymous person, police said. tuesday. Swamy (44) was found hanging in his room in the Cabot on Monday morning. Police said they found a death note and a list of names, including the name of an unnamed woman, on the site.