Amid a tensed COVID-19 situation in the national capital, the Delhi Police on Monday performed the last rites of two persons who passed away due to coronavirus on humanitarian grounds in Dwarka.
The police performed the final rites of a lady in Dwarka as there was no one to take responsibility for her body. The woman has been identified as Jai Matnani.
“As there was nobody to take responsibility for the cremation of the dead body of the lady. On humanitarian ground Delhi police team took the responsibility for the cremation of the lady and the dead body was immediately shifted to the cremation ground,sector24, Dwarka and cremation of the dead body has been done as per Hindu rituals”, the police said.
The police further stated that on investigation they came to know that the lady visited her brother’s residence in Dwarka and later passed away during treatment after she was infected with the virus.
In another incident, the Delhi police cremated the relative of an army man who passed away due to COVID-19 in North Dwarka as a good gesture to our defense forces.