As per the directions of IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir actions are underway for the violation of SOPs to contain Corona Pandemic

Since 6th June 172948 shops have been checked whereas 19744 shops have been sealed and closed on violation.

As per the directions of IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir actions are underway for the violation of SOPs to contain Corona Pandemic

LAHORE: 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. He further said that field officers should personally supervise the observance of precautions in field 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, bazars and other public places. Moreover law violators citizens should realize about following of SOPs that adoptation of 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 172948 shops have been checked and uptill now 19744 shops have been sealed and closed upon violation. On roads, 239805 motorcycles, 76161 vehicles and 48335  public transport vehicles have been checked among which107848 vehicles, motorcycles and transport vehicles have been imposed fines by civil administration on violation of instructions. Likewise, with respect to implementation of SOPs, 258105 citizens have been intercepted for checking and 23664 persons have been fined by civil administration on violation of SOPs. Actions taken on previous day, IG Punjab was apprised that on 4th July,4900 shops have been inspected across the province and 396 shops have been sealed and closed under violation of SOPs. Likewise 6610 motorcycles, 1972 vehicles and 1367 public transport vehicles have also been checked and upon violation of SOPs, the civil administration imposed fines on 4545   vehicles, motorcycles and vehicles. Collectively, 5781 citizens have been checked and 409 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.