JAMMU: Police on Thursday said that they have registered 1012 FIRs, arrested 2303 persons and seized 1295 shops seized in Jammu and Kashmir for violating lockdown. “In Kashmir zone, 568 FIRs have been lodged against the persons for violating government orders and 64 shops and 447 vehicles were seized for defying the orders.
1691 persons were also arrested out of which 1683 persons were bailed out after detailed counselling was given regarding Covid-19,” police said in a statement. In Jammu zone, 444 FIRs were lodged for violating government orders and 193 shops and 591 vehicles have been seized for defying government orders.
612 persons were arrested for not adhering government orders out of which 608 persons were later bailed out after counselling them regarding the threat of Covid-19, it reads. “Thousands of Police personnel are on the ground ensuring strict restrictions on the unnecessary movement of people and the vehicular traffic across JK besides helplines in every district have been established 24×7 for help and assistance of general people,” it added.