Police and health officials were quarantined in their village, Vehari after a Coronavirus was diagnosed with a Pakistani designer Maria B's employee.
Punjab Health Department spokesman Qaiser Asif confirmed that the employee was quarantined in Vehari while tests were being conducted on the persons he met during this time.
It is to be noted that on Tuesday (March 24th) Punjab police had filed an FIR against Maria B's husband Tahir Saeed for sending his cousin to the village and not alerting the authorities despite the coronavirus.
FIR includes provisions of Pakistan Penal Code 188 (violating law enforced by civil servants), 270 (spreading dangerous disease or infection) and 271 (violation of quarantine law) and 2002 The police were registered under Articles 143 and 144 of the Law in Nishtar Colony Station.
According to the FIR, Tahir Saeed, despite knowing that his employee was affected by Corona, sent him to the village by bus instead of taking him to the hospital and did not even inform the authorities concerned.
On the other hand, in a viral video on social media, designer Maria B appeared to appeal to Prime Minister Imran Khan, criticizing the Punjab police, saying that the police raided her house.
Maria Bee later shared another video with her husband Tahir Saeed.
Maria B's husband Tahir Saeed said in the video that the police harassed him and entered his house around 12:30 pm and arrested him.
However, the Lahore police spokesperson dismissed the criticism of the designer and her husband against the police.
In her statement, the police spokeswoman said that Maria B's husband sent her employee to her village despite knowing everyone, and their actions had put thousands of innocent lives at risk.
The statement further said that Tahir Saeed is currently out on bail