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[COVID-19]: 'Home Delivery' Of FIR In UP's Muzaffarnagar Amid Lockdown

By Vaibhav Goyal      04 April, 2020 06:04 PM      0 Comments
[COVID-19]: 'Home Delivery' Of FIR In UP's Muzaffarnagar Amid Lockdown

The Muzaffarnagar police have decided to start 'home delivery’ of FIRs against those violating government orders as some people are not following the 21-day nationwide lockdown called to combat the spread of coronavirus. In addition to this, the police in UP's Muzaffarnagar district, on Friday also sought the help of the people in cracking down on the lockdown violators.

While appealing to the people to stay back at home to cut the transmission of Covid-19, Muzaffarnagar Senior Superintendent of Police Abhishek Yadav announced the home delivery of FIR in the city and said that “We have been appealing to all of you for last seven-night days, but many of you still come out and roam in groups. We have decided to deliver FIRs to your homes if you are found roaming on the streets without any reason”.

He added that "the police will video-record the people moving on the streets and identify people from them.” The police urged the people to make videos of the lockdown violators and send the same to them so that that the offenders could be traced and booked.

The police sources pointed out that the decision is aimed for giving a clear message to the people to follow the government instructions in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic across the country as on Friday, the total number of Covid patients in India rose to 2,301 with 56 deaths and 156 cured after which it was taken into consideration.

The UP official said that "The measure was initiated to strictly enforce the lockdown in the district”. In consonance with the directions of the curfew imposed in the UP a few days ago, the UP police have so far challaned over 1.65 lakh vehicles, seized over 13 thousand vehicles and booked around six thousand people for violating the lockdown."

For establishing public awareness, the UP Police was also found a few days ago shaming two violators in the public in the town of Meerut. Earlier also, the UP Police had forced the violators to wear placards containing slogans that they were 'enemies' of the society in UP’s Bareilly town.

Author: Vaibhav Goyal

 



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