3139 fined for violating COVID SOPs

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, July 28: Police in Kashmir today said to have penalized over 3000 individuals for violating COVID-19 SOPs and recovered a fine of over Rs 3.5 lakh in 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 3,89,300/- from 3139 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/ rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 15 shops were also sealed in Kulgam 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.