PAMPORE: Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din and SDPO Pampore Imtiyaz Ahmad cracked whip on many vehicle drivers for violating Corona Curfew.
Check points were laid at JKEDI Pampore where they penalised scores of vehicle drivers for defying lockdown.
The action was taken on the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Pulwama.
Tehsildar Pampore, Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din told Kashmir Reader that administration was acting against unauthorised movement of vehicles during the lockdown hours as there has been a surge in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in the district.
He said that many vehicles were seized and many were fined.
“ Only vehicle drivers with a pass were allowed to ply and those plying unnecessarily were either turned or seized,” he said, warning people to remain indoors and wait till the second wave subsides.
SDPO Pampore ,Imtiyaz Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that they make announcements on the public address system each day asking people to stay indoors and follow all SOPs.
Meanwhile, SSP Awantipora Mohammad Yousuf also visited the Saffron town Pampore to assess the lockdown and its implementation.
SP Awantipora, Mohammad Yusuf, requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by the government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 “those who violate the restrictions will be dealt strictly,” he told Kashmir Reader.