Kanika Kapoor charged with IPC Sections 269 and 270 after being discharged from Lucknow hospital
Singer Kanika Kapoor, who was recently discharged from a Lucknow hospital after testing negative for the novel coronavirus in her sixth test, has now been booked for criminal negligence.
She has been charged under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) Sections 259 (Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and 270 (Malignant act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life), according to an India Today report.
The singer was admitted at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) Lucknow. She is now required to undergo home quarantine for 14 days.