Singer Kanika Kapoor, who was recently discharged from a Lucknow hospital after testing negative for the novel coronavirus in her sixth test, has now been booked for criminal negligence, as per the latest reports in media.
The report further adds, she has been charged under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 259 (Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 270 (Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life).
Earlier, Lucknow Police booked the singer on charges of negligence for attending various social events in the city despite being infected with the coronavirus. She was previously been booked under Sections 188, 269 and 270 of the IPC at Sarojini Nagar police station in the city. The FIR was lodged based on a complaint filed by the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Lucknow.
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