Eleven booked for violating Sunday lockdown norms

Eleven booked for violating Sunday lockdown norms

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, April 26

Taking strict action against those flouting curbs announced for Sunday lockdown, the Jalandhar Commissionerate of Police have booked 11 violators and registered eight FIRs against them in different police stations.

Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said of eight cases, two FIRs were registered for violating curfew norms, two for violating norms related to public gatherings, two regarding marriage palaces/hotels, and two FIRs against the opening of shops, dhabas and other prohibited outlets.

As per the figures provided by the police, a total of 136 FIRs and 157 arrests have been made in the last two weeks from April 11 to 25 for violating various Covid norms announced by the state government. Thirtyseven FIRs and 43 arrests were made for violating night curfew norms. Likewise, 38 FIRs and 46 arrests were made for not wearing masks; five and 16 for violating social distancing norms; four and five for breaching public gathering guidelines; two cases and two arrests regarding marriage palaces or hotels; and 50 FIRs and 51 arrests were made for opening shops, dhabas and other prohibited outlets.

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