Covid-19 guidelines violations: 778 violators fined, 7 FIRs registered: Police

Says “action against 2 Coaching Centres a large gathering initiated”

Srinagar: In view of the recent daily surge in the number of covid-19 cases cases in Kashmir Valley, Police in its efforts to implement Covid-19 guidelines strictly has arrested 9 violators in the last 24 hours, lodged 7 FIRs and also realized the fine to the tune of Rs. 194,870/- from 778 people for violating the guidelines/rules.
In a statement issued on Thursday police said “ the special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley”.
Stating that in Baramulla, two coaching centers were found in violation of SOPs/guidelines issued by the district administration and were accordingly closed till further orders, police in it’s statement further said that in Kupwara district a large public gathering/congregation was booked for violating the SOPs/guidelines by not maintaining social distancing.
In the concluding para of it’s above referred statement police appealed people to cooperate with it in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/guidelines/protocols for the safety of the people and reiterated that special drive shall continue in all the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.


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