Tribune News Service
Patiala, May 11
Residents continue to disregard the rules enforced by the district administration to stem the spread of Covid-19. The Patiala police have booked a number of people for venturing out during the curfew hours and opening shops, including liquor shops, during restrictions.
The police have registered a case against Gurjit Singh of Nabha for opening his shop during the curfew hours. He has been booked under section 188 of the IPC and section 51 of the Disaster Management Act. Similarly, the Civil Lines police registered a case against unidentified owners and workers of A to Z wine liquor shop at Officers’ Colony. Officials said Kuldeep Singh and Ram Kumar were seen buying liquor from the liquor vend at 7 pm yesterday. They said the workers at the shop put up the shutters when the police reached there.
A case under section 188 of the IPC was registered at the Patran police station after a shop was found open at 9.40 pm during the curfew hours.
Similar cases were registered at the Lahori Gate, Julka and Rajpura city.
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