Ranchi, Sep 2 (PTI) RJD MLA from Bihar's Barachatti, Samta Devi, one of her associates and two security guards were quarantined by the Ranchi administration on Wednesday after they arrived at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here to meet party president Lalu Prasad Yadav.
The order to quarantine the legislator was passed by Additional District Magistrate, Law and Order, Akhilesh Kumar Sinha. The MLA reached Ranchi by road from Gaya in Bihar.
State RJD president Abhay Kumar Singh said he did not have any information about the MLA's arrival. He refused to comment on the action taken by the administration.
Earlier in the day, official sources said that the RJD MLA reached Ranchi in the morning without informing the authorities. They said the information about her arrival was received from the government guest house where she had put up.
She was quarantined for 14 days as per COVID-19 protocols in the state, the sources said.
The MLA told PTI that she was unaware of the quarantine norms in place. PTI IKD RDK IJT