Srinagar: As many as 5761 people were fined while 10 others were arrested during the last 24 hours for violating guidelines imposed to curtail the spread of deadly COVID-19 virus in Kashmir valley.
A police spokesperson on Sunday said that continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of second wave of Coronavirus, police enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus in the valley.
“During the last 24 hours, police arrested 10 persons, lodged five FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of Rs 10,04,490 from 5761 people in Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19,” he said.
He said special drive against the violators of COVID-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout the 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. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures,” he added. (UNI)