Five shopkeepers arrested for defying prohibitory orders in Srinagar: Police

Srinagar: Police on Sunday arrested five shopkeepers in Srinagar for defying prohibitory orders.

“In the jurisdiction of Police Station PS Panthachowk, Police have booked two shopkeepers who were found violating the orders imposed by District Magistrate u/s 188 CrPC. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 16/2020 and 17/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Panthachowk and further investigation into the matter has been initiated,” police said in statement.

 ” In the jurisdiction of Police Station Soura, Police have booked 03 shopkeepers who were found violating the orders imposed by District Magistrate u/s 188 CrPC. Case FIR No. 25/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Soura and further investigation into the matter has been initiated,” police said.

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 restrictions will be dealt strictly. People of the area appreciated the action of police.

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