21 Shopkeepers booked on violation of Covid-19 SOPs


District administration got cases registered against 21 shopkeepers and some other citizens for violating Covid 19 standard operating procedures.

Following direction from Deputy Commissioner Ali Shehzad, the officials expedited process of raids and ensure strict implementation on precautionary measures. During last 24 hours, six persons were also arrested.

Similarly, 26 business centres and another two hotels were sealed in the city. The shopkeepers were also imposed fine Rs 273,000 on violators.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Army, Rangers, Police and officials of district administration were also carrying out awareness campaign in order to avoid rapid spread of coronavirus.

The administration also closed all bus stands. The general bus stand was presenting a deserted look. As many as 14 shopkeepers were booked for violating lockdown in city.

According to official sources, three shopkeepers were arrested as they were opening shops despite warning.—APP

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