Two men, one of them wearing a PPE kit, were caught on tape rolling down a coronavirus patient’s body from over a bridge into a river in Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur district.
The video was shot by some people who were driving by the spot. After the visuals surfaced, police registered a case.
He said a case has been registered at the Kotwali police station in this regard.
Earlier in the month, several bodies were seen floating in the Ganga and Yamuna rivers in the state, triggering apprehensions that these were of Covid-19 patients.
The authorities too had urged people not to dispose of bodies into rivers.