Berhampur, July 4: Police have arrested five persons including the groom and his father in connection with the viral video of violation of Covid-19 norms during marriage procession.
Two vehicles used in the procession inside the hotel premises have also been seized. Blatant violation of Covid-19 guidelines has been reported from Gopalpur in Ganjam district after hundreds of baratis were spotted shaking their legs without masks during a marriage procession on Thursday.
A video of the entire incident has gone viral on social media. In the video, hundreds of baratis were spotted dancing closely, openly violating the norms of social distancing. The baratis included people from several areas of Ganjam district.