s many as 4681 people were fined Rs 6.57 lakh for violating COVID-19 guidelines during the last 24 hours in Kashmir valley.
A police spokesperson said that continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of second wave of Coronavirus, police arrested a person, lodged two FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of Rs 6,57,540 from 4681 people during the last 24 hours in the valley for violating various COVID-19 guidelines.
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He said the special drive against the violators of COVID-19 guidelines continued in all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic.
“Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures,” he added.