Five held in Kerala for holding prayers at mosque

Five held in Kerala for holding prayers at mosque

Thrissur(Ker), May 9 (PTI) Five people were arrested for allegedly conducting congregational prayers at a mosque here in violationofthe COVID-19 lockdown norms.

A case was registered against five people for conducting evening prayers on Friday, police said.

On receiving information that prayers were being conducted at the Eriyad Masjidul Bilal mosque here, the police reached the spot and arrested the five, who were later let off on station bail.

Though lockdown conditions have been eased in accordance with the Centre’s guidelines, public gatherings, including functions, weddings, political events and religious gatherings were not allowed.

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