Rs 31700 fine imposed on 53 violators

JAMMU: On the directions of Sushma Chauhan Deputy Commissioner (Chairman District) Disaster Management Committee Jammu, Rajesh Baru, Tehsildar Jammu West imposed fine of Rs 31700 on 53 violators.

Pertinent to mention here that Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu issued instructions through Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education to all Deputy Commissioners in the Union Territory to impose fine if anyone found violating SOPs like non bearing of masks, non maintenance of social distancing and roaming of people put under home quarantine etc.

Deputy Commissioner Jammu has constituted various teams in the district to be headed by Sub Divisional Magistrates and Tehsildars and has categorically directed all Magistrates to implement the instructions on ground and book all such violators if found violating SOPs of COVID-19 in respective jurisdictions.

Taking immediate cognizance today Rajesh Baru Tehsildar Jammu West booked various violators and fined them Rs 31700 for various violations.

He has appealed public at large to abide all Administrative Advisories and strictly follow all SoPs issued by the administration time to time and stay at home for the safty of self and family.