Srinagar: A day after the government eased lockdown restrictions, Jammu and Kashmir police continued to act tough against the norm violations in the Valley with spokesman claiming to have arrested 182 persons in the last 24 hours.
Notably, the markets were closed again today as the government in its latest directions has allowed the business units to work only three days in a week including Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
All the markets, shops and other business units remained closed today while the public transport with 50 per cent seating capacity were functioning normally.
However, a police spokesman said that during the last 24 hours, police have arrested 182 persons, lodged 89 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of Rs 1,33,840 from 1181 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines, rules and SOPs regarding Covid-19.
“The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines and rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs and guidelines envisaged by the government to curb COVID-19 pandemic.”
Meanwhile, police urged people to cooperate in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs, guidelines and protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. “The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures,” police said. (KNO)