May 2021 News

Covid-19 Lockdown Violations: 677 Violators Fined, 111 Arrested

9 May 2021
Kashmir News Service


Srinagar: 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 24hrs, Police has arrested 11 persons, lodged 10 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ?88,050- from 677 people for violating the guidelines-rules throughout Kashmir valley. Besides, 02 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 the 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.