Covid-19: 44 detained, 12 vehicles seized in Bandipora for violating prohibitory orders

Police in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district have seized 12 vehicles and detained 44 persons for violating prohibitory orders issued in the district to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus disease, officials said on Wednesday.

A police official said that they have lodged six FIRs, detained 44 persons and seized a dozen vehicles for violation of the prohibitory orders.

Restrictions were intensified in the district with Jammu and Kashmir police, CRPF and SOG sealing the roads across the district to prevent the movement of people.

Jammu and Kashmir, like other parts of the country, has been under a lockdown to curb the spread of Coronavirus from past week.