On Monday, 57 migrants who were quarantined at a government school in Delhi’s Tilak Nagar escaped the facility. The Delhi Police has managed to trace 40 of them.
Fifty-seven migrant workers escaped from a temporary shelter home in west Delhi’s Tilak Nagar, police said on Tuesday.
On Monday, 56 migrant workers were shifted from a government school in Punjabi Bagh to the newly created shelter home at Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya where one migrant was already staying.
One of them, Kallu, misguided others and the migrants started creating a nuisance in the premises.
Later, 57 people broke out of the home. Videos of the migrants jumping over the gate of the school have been circulated on social media.
#JUSTIN: Around 50 people managed to escape from a shelter home in West Delhi’s Tilak Nagar area on Monday.
— Stay Home, Stay Safe (@Ketul1Indian) May 5, 2020
Forty of them were nabbed by police and sent back to the shelter home, they said, adding that police officials were looking out for the remaining 17.
A police case has been registered on the complaint of the shelter home in-charge Mustaq Ali.