Police books 633 people for covid SOP’s violations , 17 arrested
Srinagar: Police has been organizing several public awareness drives, interaction programmes, distribution of masks, public announcements and distribution of pamphlets across Kashmir, a police spokesman said.
He said that keeping in view the recent daily surge in the number of cases in Kashmir Valley, Police in its efforts to implement Covid-19 guidelines strictly have arrested 17 persons in the last 24 hours, lodged 06 FIRs and also realized the fine to the tune of ₹98,850/- from 633 people for violating the guidelines/rules.
Moreover, police held a review meeting with the imams and religious leaders regarding adherence to the COVID-19 containment measures to be followed in Masajids in Budgam. The meeting was chaired by SSP Budgam Tahir Saleem-JKPS and DySP Hqrs Budgam in which imams of Budgam Town, Humhama and Soibugh area participated.
The police also requested community members 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 all the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures, the spokesman said.