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149 people fined for not wearing face masks in Jammu

As many as 149 people were fined on Saturday for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocol by not wearing face masks at public places here, police said. A fine to the tune of Rs 74,500 was collected from the violators in different parts of Jammu district, a police spokesman said.

PTI | Jammu | Updated: 19-09-2020 22:19 IST | Created: 19-09-2020 22:19 IST
149 people fined for not wearing face masks in Jammu

As many as 149 people were fined on Saturday for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocol by not wearing face masks at public places here, police said. A fine to the tune of Rs 74,500 was collected from the violators in different parts of Jammu district, a police spokesman said. He said police acted tough against the violators amid a spike in coronavirus cases. “Jammu Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by government in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly," the spokesman said.


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