Coronavirus Outbreak: 50 booked, 855 vehicle owners fined for lockdown violation in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar

According to Senior Superintendent of Police Abhishekh Yadav, 10 cases were registered against the violators on Wednesday

Press Trust of India March 26, 2020 11:40:35 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: 50 booked, 855 vehicle owners fined for lockdown violation in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar

Muzaffarnagar: Fifty people were booked for violating coronavirus lockdown stipulations in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Thursday.

Coronavirus Outbreak 50 booked 855 vehicle owners fined for lockdown violation in Uttar Pradeshs Muzaffarnagar

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According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Abhishekh Yadav, 10 cases were registered against the violators on Wednesday.

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"Strict action will be taken against those found wandering on the roads during the lockdown," he warned.

Yadav further said 855 vehicle owners were fined and 97 vehicles seized for lockdown violation.

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