SRINAGAR — The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Muhammad Aijaz Asad, on Monday said that some areas in the district continue to violate COVID-19 SOPs and the administration will impose strict lockdown in these areas in a few days.
“Some areas are continuously violating COVID-19 SOPs. We can’t keep the entire district hostage for violation being done by a few areas. We are planning to impose a strict lockdown in the areas that violate COVID-19 SOPs,” he said.
The DC Srinagar along with the SSP Srinagar conducted surprise checks in many areas of the district and found many malls, business establishments and a few shops violating the COVID-19 SOPs.
“Today, during our surprise check, we found many shops and business establishments violating the COVID-19 SOPs. We have sealed these shops,” the DC Srinagar said.
Speaking to media on the occasion, SSP Srinagar Sandeep Choudhary said that during the surprise inspection, many shops were found involved in violating the COVID-19 SOPs. “If people won’t follow SOPs, we will be forced to take strict action,” he said.