Hyderabad: 9 booked for violating COVID protocol during birthday celebrations

Visuals from the viral video. (Photo/ANI)
Visuals from the viral video. (Photo/ANI)

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 11 (ANI): The Hyderabad City Police on Friday booked nine persons for violating COVID-19 protocol while celebrating a birthday in the Habeen Nagar area .

A viral video of the incident showed a large gathering of people blatantly flouting COVID-19 protocol. The people in the video did not maintain social distancing and were no wearing masks.

Hyderabad City police has registered case against 9 people involved in the celebrations.

COVID-induced lockdown restrictions are in place in the state June 20. (ANI)