Mayor lies in coffin and pretends to be dead Coronavirus victim to avoid arrest after breaking curfew rules to go drinking

Jamie Rolando Urbina Torres, the mayor of a small town in Peru, lay in a coffin and pretended to be a dead Coronavirus patient to avoid being arrested.   Torres was caught by police violating coronavirus lockdown rules while drinking with friends. When officers came to arrest him in the town of Tantará, in the south of the country, he lay down in an open casket and played dead.   A photo of the mayor wearing a face mask and lying in the coffin has been circulated online.   Police…

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Fake mourners arrested while traveling with empty coffin during Coronavirus travel ban

A group of eight Kenyans who disguised themselves as mourners taking a body for burial during the Coronavirus travel ban in Nairobi have all been arrested.   Over the weekend, the country’s health minister Mutahi Kagwe in a statement said that the group had left the capital, Nairobi, and travelled 370km (about 230 miles) west with an empty coffin in the vehicle before being intercepted. According to him, the mourners had a fake burial permit from Mama Lucy Hospital in Nairobi. Mr. Kagwe said that the group of fake mourners had managed…

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