Crime accused tests positive for coronavirus in RDT
A crime accused brought for the rapid diagnostic test (RDT) before being sent to detention has tested positive for coronavirus. The 48-year-old person arrested for his alleged involvement in a brutal attack on Sogbir Ram from Dakaneshwori Municipality-4 in the district was found positive in the RTD conducted at Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital.
Hospital chief medical superintendent Dr Chuman Lal Das informed that as the crime accused tested positive, he was kept in the hospital's isolation. He is the brother-in law of Sogbir. They had a dispute over land.
The injured person is receiving treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Science, said Sogbir's brother Raghubir. Similarly, medical superintendent Dr Chuman Lal Das informed that the swab would be collected from the accused one and sent to BPKIHS for PCR test.