Jalandhar, September 28,2020:– Appealing the people to strictly adhere to guidelines issued by state government to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that the violators of the guidelines are being dealt with strictly.
He told Commissionerate police have already intensified the drive against such violators and so far issued 44743 challans to the people who were not wearing the mask, under the ‘Mission Fateh’ initiated by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and imposed a fine of Rs 2.17 Crore on the violators since March 23.
Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that the Police have so far issued 44743 without mask challans and collected a fine worth Rs 2, 17, 17,100 from the violators.
He said that a fine worth Rs 88,000 has been imposed so far for 47 violations of home quarantine instructions adding that 454 persons have been fined Rs 116600 for spitting in a public place.
The Commissioner of Police said that a total of 62820 challans have been issued so far to the traffic violators and 2523 vehicles have been impounded.
Bhullar further said that fine worth Rs 195000 has been imposed on overloaded 93 four-wheelers, Rs 21500 on overloaded 40 Autos and fine worth Rs 490000 has been imposed on 239 for violating social distancing norms.
He said that today, 123 traffic challans were issued. He said that today 163 persons without mask were challaned and a fine worth Rs 81500 was imposed on them.
The Commissioner of Police said that this drive would continue in the coming days and action would be taken against the violators adding that the people have to play a vital role for further checking the spread of COVID 19.
He appealed the people to mandatory wear masks and to follow the directives of the government to halt the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.