Jalandhar, August 22, 2020: In its drive against people who were violating the orders of Punjab Government by not wearing the mask, the Jalandhar Commissionerate Police has so far issued 32927 challans to them, under the 'Mission Fateh' initiated by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and imposed a fine of Rs 1.58 Crore on the violators since March 23.
Divulging the details, Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said that the Police have so far issued 32927 without mask challans and collected a fine worth Rs 1, 58, 09,100 from the violators.
He said that a fine worth Rs 86,000 has been imposed so far for 46 violations of home quarantine instructions adding that 453 persons have been fined Rs 116100 for spitting in a public place.
The Commissioner of Police said that a total of 54580 challans have been issued so far to the traffic violators and 2354 vehicles have been impounded.
Bhullar further said that fine worth Rs 139000 has been imposed on overloaded 72 four-wheelers, Rs 17000 on overloaded 34 Autos and fine worth Rs 470000 has been imposed on 231 for violating social distancing norms.
He said that today, 106 traffic challans were issued. He said that today 199 persons without mask were challaned and a fine worth Rs 99,500 was imposed on them.
The Commissioner of Police said that this drive would continue in the coming days and action would be taken against the violators adding that the people have to play a vital role for further checking the spread of COVID 19.
He appealed the people to mandatory wear masks and to follow the directives of the government to suppress the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.