DM orders ban on public movement in 2 Bandipora villages

District magistrate (DM) Bandipora on Tuesday ordered complete ban on public movement in two villages of this district after two more persons from these areas tested positive for COVID19.

An order issued by the DM said, “No movement of any individual for any reason whatsoever shall be permitted into and out of villages Gund- Jehangeer and Naidkhai villages of Tehsil Hajin of District Bandipora.

“For any medical emergency, individuals can contact the Control Room on 01957-225024/225323,” it read.

The authorities have also warned people that any violation of the order would incur punitive action under section 188 IPC & other relevant provisions of Epidemic Disease Act 1897 and the Disaster Management Act 2005.

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