BANDIPORA: Six persons were booked for violating restriction orders enforced in wake of Covid-19 by the district magistrate, Bandipora, officials said.
An FIR No 10/2020 under section 188 IPC has been registered at Police Station Hajin against six persons for violating orders. All the accused were arrested by the police while patrolling the area.
Earlier an FIR was registered at Police Station Pethkoot against people who assembled near ATM in violation of Section 144.
Appealing people to stay indoors for their own safety, DM said that the chain of the pandemic can be broken only by staying indoors.
The official asked people to cooperate with the administration and ensure strict adherence to the orders. He said violation of the order would constitute criminal offence and attract strict action under Section 188 of IPC.