The Uttar Pradesh Police have arrested Ahmad Siddiqui who had put up a board outside his shop in Daliganj area, claiming that he had a cure for the deadly Coronavirus, Republic World reported.
Ahmad Siddiqui had put up a board outside his shop in Daliganj area, claiming that he had a cure for the deadly virus. The board said that those who could not wear a mask could use the talisman to keep corona away.
The Chief Medical Officer reportedly informed the police to take action against him. The UP Police arrested him and removed the controversial board. Additional Police Commissioner (west) Vikas Chandra Tripathi said that the accused calls himself "Corona Wale Baba" and has been duping innocent people.
Till today, two patients who have tested positive for coronavirus in Lucknow, while 11 patients have been put up in the isolation wards.