34 violators arrested, 30 FIRs registered
JAMMU, May 7: Thirty four persons were arrested for violating SOPs, which were issued in wake of rising cases of COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jammu Chandan Kohli, around 34 persons were arrested for violating pandemic guidelines across Jammu district in the past 24 hours. Twenty one shops were sealed and 6 vehicles were also seized for violating the SOPs, he added.
Thirty FIRs were registered against the violators at different police station across Jammu district, SSP informed.
Meanwhile, SSP Jammu Chandan Kohli along with SP Headquarters Jammu Adil Hamid visited RS Pura and reviewed lockdown measures.
SDM RS Pura Ram Lal Sharma, SDPO RS Pura Shabir Khan and SHO RS Pura Inspector Jai Pal Sharma also accompanied the SSP during his visit.
SSP also visited COVID testing and vaccination centres and appealed to the people to get vaccinated.
He also laid emphasis to follow the SOPs like washing hands frequently, covering nose and mouth with handkerchief/tissue while sneezing and coughing, avoid participating in large gathering, avoid close contact with anyone, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth and maintain social distancing.
SSP also stressed upon the masses to protect themselves from the pandemic and measures to prevent its spreading.
“Jammu Police is people friendly and always stays connected with the masses”, SSP said, adding that people should also realise their responsibilities and should follow the lockdown/curfew imposed by District Administration.
“Lockdown/curfew is being imposed by the District Administration to break the chain of fast spreading COVID-19 pandemic and not to harass the people”, SSP asserted.
He warned of strict action against those who violate COVID-19 pandemic SOPs.