17 arrested for defying government orders in Sopore and Srinagar

46 vehicles also seized

SRINAGAR: Acting tough against the violators of government prohibitory orders, Police have arrested 17 persons and seized 46 vehicles in Sopore and Srinagar. In Sopore, police have arrested 10 persons and seized 39 vehicles for defying prohibitory orders issued u/s 144 CrPC over COVID-19 from di f ferent areas of PD Sopore.

Similarly in Srinagar, Police have arrested 7 drivers along with vehicles loaded with the excavated il legal sand in the jurisdictions of PS Rajbagh and PS Saddar from Padshaibagh and Mehjoornagar areas. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and investigations have been initiated. 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 restriction orders wi ll be dealt strictly.

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