Jalandhar, June 1,2020: – In its drive against the people violating norms by not wearing the mask, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police has issued 2496 challans to them thereby imposing a fine of Rs 6.04 lakh on them, so far.
Divulging the details, the Commissioner of Police further said that the Police have so far issued 2496 without mask challans and collected a fine worth Rs 6.04 lakh from the violators.
He said that a fine of Rs 3000 has been imposed so far for violation of home quarantine instructions adding that 256 persons have been fined Rs 26,000 for spitting in public place.
Likewise Bhullar said that today 343 traffic challans were issued and three vehicles were impounded.
The Commissioner of Police said that today 112 persons without mask were challaned and imposed a fine of Rs 50900 was imposed on them.
He said that this drive would continue in the coming days and action would be taken against the violators.
Meanwhile, he told that Jalandhar Police Commissionerate has issued 27841 challans to the violators of the traffic norms and impounded 1863 vehicles, arrested 1228 persons besides registered 987 FIRs ever since March 23.
He added that the people have to play a vanguard role for further checking the spread of COVID 19.
Mr Bhullar told it is the social responsibility of the residents to ensure the following the directives of the government to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.