Bhubaneswar, May 9 (Local Wire): The Ganjam Administration has now imposed section 144 around the quarantine centres, an official said on Saturday.
The administration has also asked the people not to go close to the quarantine centres otherwise they will be persecuted under the law.
“No persons will be allowed to enter within 100 metres radius of Temporary Medical Camps/institutional quarantine centres of the district,” the order said.
The administration has asked the police stations to keep a watch on this and ensure compliance.
It has asked the officials to bring to attention any violation of the order.
“Under violation of the order complaint will be lodged against individual concerned under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code,” the order said.
The comes at a time when reports of many quarantine inmates venturing out and others coming close to such centres have come to limelight.