Lockdown restrictions: 586 violators fined, 74 FIRs registered & 129 arrested



SRINAGAR: Since outbreak of 2nd wave of coronavirus, J&K Police has enhanced its efforts to sensitise 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 record surge in daily cases across Valley, Police also enhanced the efforts to implement the COVID-19 guidelines/ SOPs/ restrictions strictly throughout the valley. During last 24 hours, Police has arrested 129 persons, lodged 74 FIRs and also realised fine to the tune of Rs 91,650 from 586 people for violating guidelines/rules throughout Kashmir valley. Besides, 23 vehicles were also seized in Budgam for violating guidelines/ restrictions and indulging in illegal excavation and transportation of clay. 11 shops were also seized by police along with Executive Magistrate in Beerwah and Khansahib areas of Budgam for violating COVID-19 norms.