Tribune News Service
Amritsar, April 1
After finding increase in the number of people coming out of their houses to buy essential commodities, the police on Tuesday started questioning them.
They were asked the reason for moving out of the houses despite the enforcement of curfew. People with plausible reasons were let out and the rest were asked to return to their houses.
The police had laid nakas on major streets by installing barricades and declaring some road out of bound for any kind of movement.
Wholesale markets and shops of groceries, chemists and others were opened. People were seen buying cooking commodities and fresh vegetables.
However, norm of social distancing went for a toss in residential areas where mature people were seen chatting in groups. Many groups were seen playing cards. Youngsters were seen playing cricket, volleyball and gossiping around in groups.
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