Jalandhar, July 2, 2020: In its drive against the people who were violating the directives of Punjab Government by not wearing the masks, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police has so far issued 13140 challans to them, under the ‘Mission Fateh’ initiated by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and imposed a fine of Rs 59.15 lakh on wilful defaulters.
Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that the Police have so far issued 13140 without mask challans and collected a fine worth Rs 59.15 lakh from the violators.
He said that a fine worth Rs 71000 has been imposed so far for 40 violations of home quarantine instructions adding that 302 persons have been fined Rs 40600 for spitting in a public place.
The Commissioner of Police said that a total of 39509 challans have been issued so far to the traffic violators and 2049 vehicles have been impounded.
Bhullar further said that fine worth Rs 1.02 lakh has been imposed on overloaded 55 four wheelers, Rs 16000 on overloaded 32 Autos and fine worth Rs 2,76,000 has been imposed on 138 for violating social distancing norms.
Bhullar said that today, 187 traffic challans were issued by commissionerate police. He said that today 171 persons without mask were challaned and a fine worth Rs 85500 was imposed on them.
Bhullar 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 vanguard role for further checking the spread of COVID 19.