Police complaint filed against singer Kanika Kapoor for being 'negligence'

March 21, 2020: Bollywood 'Baby Doll' fame singer Kanika Kapoor who had attended several gatherings in the city and tested positive for coronavirus.

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March 21, 2020: Bollywood 'Baby Doll' fame singer Kanika Kapoor who had attended several gatherings in the city and tested positive for coronavirus has been charged for negligence and disobedience to the order issued by a public servant, an official said.

The FIR was registered against at Sarojini Nagar police station, said Police Commissioner Surjit Pandey.

"An FIR was lodged at the Sarojini Nagar police station under IPC Sections 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant)," he said.

The FIR was lodged on the complaint of the Lucknow chief medical officer.

Two more FIRs are likely to be filed against the singer at the Hazratganj and Gomtinagar police stations as she had visited at least three gatherings in the areas falling under their jurisdiction.

Meanwhile, the District Magistrate Lucknow will investigate all parties attended by the singer.

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