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11 shopping malls sealed for violating SOPs

FAISALABAD   –  The district administration here on Sunday sealed 11 more shopping malls in addition to imposing a fine of Rs79,000 on the charge of violating lockdown and anti-coronavirus SOPs.

A spokesman of local administration said that during last 55 days, 1673 shopping malls and plazas, restaurants, wedding halls, private schools, offices and bus stands were sealed and imposed a fine of Rs2.72 million on the violators.  Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali also went to the different areas and checked implementation on lockdown and anti-coronavirus SOPs. He made it clear that implementation would be enforced to save the people from coronavirus.

Illegal bazaar removed, four organizers held

Assistant Commissioner (AC) City Syed Ayub Bukhari has removed an illegal bazaar from Nishatabad and arrested four accused of organising committee on Sunday.

A spokesman of local administration said that AC City on a tip-off conducted raid at Nishatabad where a bazaar was organised. More than 100 stalls were established in the bazaar where hundreds of people were busy in shopping by ignoring anti-coronavirus SOPs including use of facemasks and social distance.  When AC City and his team reached at the spot, the people including organisers of the bazaars managed to escape from the scene. 

However, AC City arrested four persons- Jameelur Rehman, Muhammad Tahir, Hamza and Muhammad Javaid from the spot and handed them over to the police.

The police had registered a case against organisers of the bazaar and started investigation by locking arrested accused behind bars.

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