70 FIRs registered in a day in Ludhiana

Violation of night curfew & covid norms | SHOs told to ensure compliance of all guidelines in their areas

70 FIRs registered in a day in Ludhiana

Night curfew has failed to deter vends from selling liquor to customers in Ludhiana. file

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 22

The police have intensified the drive against violation of night curfew and Covid norms. In a day, more than 70 FIRs were registered against residents, who violated the night curfew and coronavirus guidelines.

According to sources all police station heads and senior cops have been asked to register maximum cases against violators of the night curfew and also ensure compliance of the Covid norms during the day time in the city.

Station House Officers (SHOs) of all police stations in the city have been instructed to check their areas after 8 pm and ensure compliance of the night curfew.

The sources maintained that Police Commissioner (CP) Rakesh Agrawal had asked all police zone heads to register minimum 10 cases related to curfew violations.

After Ludhiana Tribune carried out reports that liquor vends were not paying heed to night curfew norms, the police started registering cases against such violators. Contractors of liquor vends had also been strictly told by the police to follow norms else cases would be registered against them, the sources added.

Meanwhile, the Khanna police have also registered 20 cases of curfew and Covid norms violations. The police even registered cases for not following the social distancing norm against commuters, shopkeepers and others.

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