Mask violators: 697 challaned in Bathinda

Mask violators: 697 challaned in Bathinda

A man without a mask being challaned in Bathinda. Pawan Sharma

Bathinda, March 24

Joint teams of the Punjab Police and Health Department have intensified issuing challans and conducting tests to mask violators in Bathinda and Mansa.

In Bathinda, 697 persons have been issued challans for not wearing masks. Similarly, 544 persons have been challaned in Mansa district.

Bathinda SSP Bhupinderjeet Singh Virk made an appeal to the public to follow the instructions issued by the state government.

Mansa SSP Surender Lamba said, “In the past few days, 1,900 face mask violators have undergone Covid tests and 544 persons have been issued challans. The police also distributed free masks to 2,000 persons in the district.” — TNS

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