3122 fined for violating COVID SOPs

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Aug 4: Police in Kashmir today fined over 3100 people for violating the COVID SOPs and recovered a fine of over Rs 3 lakh during the last 24 hours.
“Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of Rs 3,80,050/- from 3122 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/ rules/ SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 15 shops were sealed & 03 vehicles were also seized for defying Covid-19 norms,” police said.
It said that 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 the government to curb the Covid-19 pandemic.