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Delhi To Withdraw FIRs Against Migrant Workers Lodged During Lockdown

Cases were registered against migrant workers returning to their states for violations of prohibitory orders during early days of the lockdown

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Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday that instructions have been issued to the department to withdraw all FIRs and complaints lodged during the coronavirus-induced lockdown against migrant workers.

Cases were registered by the police for violations of prohibitory orders during the lockdown announced on March 24 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"As per the directions of Hon'ble CM Arvind Kejriwal necessary instructions issued to Home department to withdraw all FIRs/complaints lodged during lockdown against migrant labourers," Jain said in a tweet.

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