2105 people fined, 24 held for flouting COVID rules in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jun 6 (Agency) As many as 2105 people were fined while 24 were arrested during the last 24 hours for violating COVID guidelines in Kashmir valley. A police spokesperson on Sunday said continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of the second wave of coronavirus, J&K police enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious COVID-19. “During the last 24 hours, police arrested 24 people , lodged six FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of Rs 2,40,470 from 2105 people in the valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19,” he said.

He said the special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued in all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. “Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others,” he said, adding special drive will continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.