HUBBALLI: A police constable who arrested a suspected thief in Hubballi tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection. Suburban police had arrested the suspect who was allegedly burgling a hardware store recently in the city. After the arrest, the accused tested positive for Covid-19.
Subsequently, as many as 15 policemen attached to the suburban police station were put under quarantine as a precautionary measure. On Thursday, July 2, one of the 15 quarantined policemen tested positive for the virus.