FIR Lodged Against Singer Kanika Kapoor For Being COVID-19 Positive
The Chief Medical Officer of Lucknow accused singer Kanika Kapoor of negligence in his First Information Report (FIR) to the police. The singer has been tested positive for COVID-19.
Accusation against Kanika Kapoor
She attended a dinner in Lucknow where there were several senior politicians including state minsters and parliamentarians. The FIR reads that the singer was advised to go on home quarantine after she was detected positive for coronavirus. But she disregarded the advice.
Kanika Kapoor’s answer to FIR
The 41-year old singer said in a social media post that she developed coronavirus symptoms a short time before and was isolated. She claimed that she came to Lucknow on March 11 after landing at Mumbai airport on March 9. She came from London that has high number of COVID-19 cases.
She further said that she was screened at both the airports but no virus was detected and she was unaware that she was carrying coronavirus. The singer is presently admitted to a hospital in Lucknow.
Politicians susceptible to be COVD-19 patients
Vasundhara Raje was swift to respond to the Kanika Kapoor’s post. The former Rajasthan CM said that she attended the dinner party with her son Dushyant Singh and that she and her son had self-quarantined.
Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh was one of the guests to the dinner that the singer attended. He admitted to lapses at Lucknow airport and ordered an inquiry into the incident. He has also gone into self-quarantine. Meanwhile the President Ram Nath Kovind also met Dushyant Singh.