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POONCH, July 3: District Magistrate Poonch has issued the order for imposing a fine of Rs 200 against the persons moving in public places without wearing masks as a precautionary measure to combat the spread of COVID-19.
In the follow up of this order today civil administration of Tehsil Mendhar under the supervision of Sub Divisional Magistrate Mendhar (SDM) Dr Sahil Jandyal comprising of Naib Tehsildar Ashfaq Ahmed Fani, conducted checking drive and found people without wearing masks. The Naib Tehsildar also realised a fine of Rs. 5000 in Mendhar Town from those who have violated directions of the DM Poonch.
SDM Mendhar said that this time Covid19 epidemic is going on due to which rules have been implemented for the people, in which this orders has been run as per the direction of the District Magistrate, he said that administration have been given strict instructions to shopkeepers that according to the order, the shops that have been allowed to open should be opened only if someone violates the order, strict action will be taken against them.