Police seeks public cooperation for a collective fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Srinagar: To sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus, the J&K Police is organizing several public awareness drives, interactions with religious leaders, distribution of masks, public announcements and distribution of pamphlets across Kashmir.
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 has arrested 15 persons in the last 24 hours, lodged 6 FIRs and also realized the fine to the tune of Rs. 175,300/- from 1268 people for violating the guidelines/rules.
Kupwara: Distribution of face masks among masses
In Kupwara, Police in their rigorous drive distributed free masks among the general public in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kralpora to sensitize citizens about Covid-19 protocol. People of the area were also advised to follow Covid-19 guidelines and were also made aware about the symptoms of virus.
Sopore: Police Public meeting held at Police Station Bomai
In Sopore, SHO PS Bomai held police public meeting with the respectable citizens of village Zaloora, Sagipora and Yamberzalwari where the participants were briefed about the precautionary measures to be followed for containment of Covid-19. The participants were also stressed upon to ensure social distancing and wear masks in Masajid, public transport and markets and spell out all the directions and advisories to general public.
Sopore:Market checking held by Police along with civil officers & various Municipal Committees of Sopore
In Sopore, the market checking drive was held to ensure wearing of face masks and following other mandated SOPs besides focussing on smooth supply of essential commodities during the holy month of Ramadhan. Police in a statement appealed people to cooperate with it in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/guidelines/protocols for the safety of the people. The special drive shall , according to the police statement, continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.

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