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Military police stop plane to arrest couple trying to flee quarantine

Posted On: Jan 29, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Military police stop plane to arrest couple trying to flee quarantine

A married couple who fled a quarantine hotel for suspected Omicron strain carriers in the Netherlands have been removed from a flight by the Dutch military police just as their plane was about to take off.
The dramatic incident unfolded at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on board a flight that was set to depart for Spain at around 6.00pm Sunday, the Netherlands armed forces confirmed in a statement.
The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee at Schiphol has arrested a couple this evening who had fled from a quarantine hotel... The arrests took place in a plane that was about to take off.
The identities of the detained couple were not released, and it is unclear if they are were infected or just being held in quarantine as a precaution. The military turned them over to health officials to be sent to another quarantine facility.

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