Police have registered nine cases against liquor contractors and others for violating lockdown and curfew in the district. Apart from conducting Coronavirus test of 733 persons without masks, leaflets and 60 challans have been issued against 4 persons. Disclosing this here today, Senior Police Captain Alka Meena said that the liquor contractors violating the lockdown and curfew, who were selling liquor through a burglar hole by closing the shutters, have been directed by the Chief Officer Mukandpur Police Station, who has registered a case against Narinder Singh, resident of Chandiani, who had opened a liquor contract at village Sarhal Qaziyan. Similarly the Chief Officer City Nawanshahr has registered a case against Baljit Singh Contractor (Owner) for opening liquor contract at Railway Road Nawanshahr and an unknown person, Contractor Anoop Kumar resident of Nawanshahr for opening liquor contract on Chandigarh Road and against Narinder Kumar son of Shiv Ram, resident of Nawanshahr, for opening a liquor contract at Chandigarh Chowk.
She said that during the lockdown, various cases have been registered against Dharminder Kumar, a resident of Nawanshahr for opening a timber shop at Kulam Road, Nawanshahr and separate cases have been registered against Sohan Singh son of Gurmej Singh and Sonu son of Chandra Mohan of Balachaur for opening a hairdresser shop at City Balachaur police station. Similarly, a farm house named Qila Bahadurgarh (Jathedar Farm and Resort) in the area of Rahon police station was open to the public and a case has been registered against the owner of the resort Bahadur Singh son of Joginder Singh of Rahon for violating the orders.
She said that today the police along with various medical teams in the district conducted Coronavirus tests of 733 persons roaming without masks in public places while challans and 4 leaflets were issued to 60 persons without masks. She appealed to the residents of the district not to show negligence towards the rules and regulations and not to go out of their houses during the time of lockdown and night curfew. She warned that strict action would be taken by the police against those showing negligence.