Srinagar, March 30 (GNS): Continuing its actions against violators of Govt prohibitory orders, police in Handwara and Sopore have booked 44 persons besides, seized vehicles in Handwara and Awantipora.
“Handwara Police in its efforts to ensure complete lockdown across PD Handwara booked 30 persons for violating Govt prohibitory orders in jurisdiction of PS Handwara and Vilgam,” a police spokesman said in a statement.
Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 89/2020, 90/2020, 91/2020 under relevant sections of law were registered in Police Station Handwara against 17 persons & a case FIR number 18/2020 was registered against 13 persons at Police Station Vilgam who were defying Govt orders. Two vehicles have also been seized by PS Vilgam, the spokesman said.
In another action, Sopore Police have booked 14 persons who were violating Govt orders. In this regard police registered a case FIR No. 57/2020 under relevant sections of law at Police Station Sopore and further investigation has been initiated, he said.
“In Awantipora, Police have seized 23 vehicles and 14 bikes from different areas of PD Awantipora for violating Government orders. Among the seized vehicles, 15 vehicles & 07 bikes were seized by PS Awantipora, 06 vehicles & 02 bikes were seized by PS Pampore, 02 vehicles & 05 bikes were seized by PS Khrew who were found plying in the said areas without the passes issued by the competent authorities,” he said.
Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly, the spokesman added. (GNS)