The Fact News Service
Jalandhar, May 30
Jalandhar Commissionerate Police further intensified its drive against the people violating the norms by not wearing the masks while coming out of their houses.
The Commissioner of Police Jalandhar, Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, monitored the drive in the entire city and said that since the imposition of curfew, 981 FIRs have been registered against the violators which include 441 without masks. He said that the police have issued 1695 without mask challans and collected a fine worth Rs 3.39 lakh so far.
Also, the police have arrested 1216 people for violation of curfew. Bhullar further said that so far 26,264 traffic challans have been issued to the violators and 1831 vehicles have been impounded.
He said that a fine of Rs 1000 has been imposed so far for violation of home quarantine instructions adding that 178 persons have been fined Rs 17,800 for spitting in a public place.
He said that as per the latest directions of the state government anyone found without a mask would be charged with a fine of Rs 500, anyone violating home quarantine would be imposed fine worth Rs 2000, anyone found spitting at a public place would be imposed fine worth Rs 500.
For violation of social distancing by owners shops and malls Rs 2,000 fine would be imposed, buses violating social distancing would be imposed fine of Rs 3000, cars owners violating social distancing would be imposed fine of Rs 2,000 and auto-rickshaw, two-wheelers owners violating social distancing would be imposed fine of Rs 500.