As per the directions of IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir actions are underway for the violation of SOPs to contain Corona Pandemic.
Since 6th June 141263 shops have been checked whereas 16923 shops have been sealed and closed on violation.
79204 vehicles, motorcycles and transport vehicles have been imposed fines on violation of instructions.
Special attention should be given for instructions issued by Punjab government with respect to smart lockdown. IG Punjab.
Inspector General of Police Punjab Shoaib Dastgir said that in order to reduce spread of corona, officers and officials in all over the districts should perform their duties with more commitment, spirit, and diligence and also ensure implementation of instructions and precautionary measures issued by Punjab government with respect to smart lockdown. He further said that the areas which have been sealed by the government, field officers should personally supervise the observance of precautions in these areas and special focus should be kept on implementation of SOPs so that precious lives of citizens may be saved by reducing the spread of pandemic virus. He further said that there should be no interruption in transport carrying medicine and edible commodities whereas with the coordination of government departments, actions should be continued in markets, bazaars and other public places. Moreover the citizens should realize about following of SOPs that observing the precautionary measures are beneficial for them. These views were expressed by IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir while directing to officers at central police office.
In the session, IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir was told that in operation started since 6th June across the province, around 141263 shops have been checked in markets and bazaars and uptill now 16923 shops have been sealed and closed upon violation. On roads, 190411 motorcycles, 62387 vehicles and 38790 public transport vehicles have been checked among which 79204 vehicles, motorcycles and transport vehicles have been imposed fines by civil administration on violation of instructions. Likewise, with respect to implementation of SOPs, 220043 citizens have been stopped for checking and 12249 persons have been fined by civil administration on violation of SOPs. Actions taken on the previous day, IG Punjab was apprised that on 28th June, 4760 shops have been inspected across the province and 946 shops have been sealed and closed under violation of SOPs. Likewise 10563 motorcycles, 3777 vehicles and 1593 public transport vehicles have also been checked and upon violation of SOPs, the civil administration imposed fines on 6545 vehicles, motorcycles and vehicles. Collectively, 6792 citizens have been checked and 251 citizens were fined by civil administration upon violation of SOPs. IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir directed to regional and district heads of police to speed up actions upon violation of SOPs and emphasized upon that officers and officials deputed in field must ensured the precautionary measures of Corona virus so that they may save themselves from pandemic virus and may serve the duties of saving citizens from Corona in better way.