Coronavirus: Six booked in Bandipora for violating lockdown orders


On the directions of District Magistrate Bandipora, the Bandipora Police on Friday booked six-person for violating restriction orders issued by the District Magistrate Bandipora.

An  FIR No 10/2020 under Section 188 IPC have been registered at Police station Hajin against six persons who violated the restriction orders. All the accused have been arrested by the Hajin Police during patrolling in the area.

Earlier an open FIR was registered at Police Station Pethkoot against people who assembled near ATM in contravention to Section 144.

Appealing the public to stay indoors for their own safety, Mirza said that the chain of this pandemic can be broken only by staying indoors.

DC Bandipora appealed the general public to cooperate with the administration and ensure strict adherence to the order. He said violation of the order would constitute a criminal offence and attract strict action under Section 188 of IPC.


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