COVID-19 SoPs: 1,041 violators fined, 98 FIRs registered & 232 arrested



SRINAGAR: Continuing its efforts to curb outbreak of 2nd wave of coronavirus, J&K Police have enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious coronavirus. Police have also enhanced the efforts to implement the COVID-19 guidelines/ SoPs/ restrictions strictly throughout the valley and slew of measures including restrictions under Section 144 have been put into place to contain spread of COVID-19.
During the last 24 hours, Police has arrested 232 persons, lodged 98 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of Rs 1,49,280 from 1,041 people for violating the guidelines/rules throughout Kashmir valley. Besides, 111 vehicles were also seized in Shopian, Kulgam, Budgam and Bandipora for violating guidelines/restrictions. 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 SoPs/ guidelines/ protocols for safety of the people. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.