Srinagar, May 07: Since the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police has enhanced its efforts to sensitise the 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 the record surge in daily cases across the Kashmir Valley, Police also enhanced the efforts to implement the Covid-19 guidelines/SOPs/restrictions strictly throughout the valley. During last 24hrs, Police has arrested 43 persons, lodged 12 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹70,010/- from 480 people for violating the guidelines/rules throughout Kashmir valley. Besides, 24 vehicles were also seized in Budgam and Baramulla for violating Covid-19 norms.
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.
In Shopian, Police also made announcement via loudspeaker, wherein general public were advised to offer Friday prayers at their respective homes in order to avoid gatherings, so that the Covid-19 may be contained.
Community members are once again requested 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 the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.