Srinagar: About Rs 7.30 lakh were realised as fine from 4,963 persons for violating COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and other guidelines in the Kashmir valley during the past 24 hours.
A police spokesman said Saturday evening that continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, Police have lodged four FIRs and also realised fine to the tune of Rs 7,29,300 from 4963 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines, rules and SOPs regarding Covid-19.
Besides, 37 shops were sealed for violating Covid norms in Kulgam.
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.
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.