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Rs 88,050 fine imposed against 677 violators, 11 arrested for violating lockdown

Last Updated on May 9, 2021 at 8:27 pm

Since the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police has enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus. Slew of measures including restrictions u/s 144 have been put into place to contain the spread of Covid-19.

In view of the record surge in daily cases across the Kashmir Valley, Police also enhanced the efforts to implement the Covid-19 guidelines/SOPs/restrictions strictly throughout the valley. During last 24 hrs, police has arrested 11 persons, lodged 10 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of Rs 88,050 from 677 people for violating the guidelines/rules throughout Kashmir valley.

Besides, 2 vehicles were also seized in Budgam for violating guidelines/restrictions and indulging in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. 12 shopkeepers were also booked by police in Kulgam for violating Covid-19 norms.

The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/ guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic.

Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/ protocols for the safety of the people. The special drive shall remain continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.