The joint commissioner of the City Crime Granch, Bengluru, Sandeep Patil has confirmed that he has been detained, according to reports. A case has been registered against him and he was booked under Section 505 (making statements which causes alarm or fear in public, and also incites and provokes others) of the IPC.
Mujeeb has been stying in Bengaluru for the past 25 years now. In Karnataka, there are currently 55 positive coronavirus cases and two related deaths.
The deadly coronavirus, which started in China and has spread to many parts of the world. In India, the number of positive cases in India touched 873, and has claimed 19 lives so far, the health ministry said.