Jammu & Kashmir

Admin to impose strict lockdown in Srinagar for violation of COVID rules

Armed forces personnel stationed in Srinagar to enforce Covid lockdown. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Muhammad Aijaz Asad on Monday said that some areas in Srinagar have been violating COVID SoPs and the administration will impose strict lockdown in these areas in a few days.

“Some areas are continuously violating COVID SoPs. We can’t make the entire district hostile for violation being done by a few areas. We are planning to impose a strict lockdown in the areas for the violation,” the DC said.

Asad along with SSP Srinagar conducted surprise checks in the district and found many malls, business establishments and a few shops violating the COVID SoPs.

“Today, during our surprise check, we found many shops and business establishments violating the SoPs. We have sealed these shops,” the DC said.

SSP Srinagar Sandeep Choudhary said that during the inspection, many shops were found involved in the violation.

“If people won’t follow Sops, we will be forced to take strict action,” he said.


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