UP Covid Patient's Body Thrown in River, Passerby Shoots Shocking Video

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In shocking visuals from Uttar Pradesh, the body of a Covid patient was being thrown in a river, where thousands of bodies were buried in shallow graves by the river Ganga. 

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As per protocol, the Central authorities have ordered states to ensure that dead bodies are not disposed of in rivers after it made headlines a few days ago. In a letter, the Centre had also asked states to increase patrol along riverbanks to stop the practice, which appears to be proliferating due to poverty and lack of awareness.

The video was shot by a couple of people who were driving by the spot in the Balrampur district on May 28. 

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