Srinagar: Police has registered seven FIRs, arrested nine persons and an amount of over Rs two lakhs was realized as fine from those who were found violating COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) announced by the administration in the valley.
A police spokesman said special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Valley.
“In Baramulla, two coaching centers were found in violation of SOPs/guidelines issued by the district administration and were accordingly closed till further orders. Meanwhile, in Kupwara a large public gathering/congregation was booked for violating the SOPs/guidelines by not maintaining social distancing,” he said.
The spokesman urged 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 the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.