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Police appeals to reveal travel history voluntarily

Whosoever try to violate govt orders will be sent to outside jail: SSP Sgr



Irfan A Mir

Srinagar: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar Dr M. Haseeb Mughal-JKPS, Tuesday appealed people who came or are coming from outside J&K since February 14, to reveal their travel history without compelling law enforcement agencies to take action. He said that those who try to hide their history, will be sent to outside jails.

Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), SSP Srinagar asked people to follow all the precautions required for keeping Covid-19 away. He appealed those who came from outside Valley since February 14 to reveal their travel history voluntarily and cooperate with the administration, so all required necessary measures are taken well in time.

"People must reveal their travel history voluntarily especially who came to Valley since February 14 and assist with law enforcement agencies for the wellbeing of entire community", SSP said.

While hailing the efforts of many people who voluntarily produced themselves before authorities for screening, SSP said it was highly commendable that some among us are yet concerned for entire society.

SSP added police has taken strict cognizance of violations and has registered FIRs against 5 persons so far who pushed entire society into uncertainty.

He also added that Police is compiling data of those who evaded from screening and soon legal action will be taken against the persons.

SSP said we will not tolerate those who are trying to take the authorities for granted while evading from screening. Even authorities are thinking on the subject that the violators be sent to outside jails", he said.

Dr M. Haseeb Mughal stated that those who fled from JLNM hospital Rainawari recently have been brought back and will be dealt under law. "Nobody is above the law, Whosoever will take law in his own hands, stern action will be taken against such elements", he said.

It is pertinent to mention that after COVID-19 outbreak in J&K, authorities imposed restrictions and asked people to maintain social distancing, stay indoors and abide guidelines being issued from time to time. Police also has alerted it's personnel across J&K to execute lockdown orders on ground in letter and spirit. (KNS)