Noida: 9,370 fined for not wearing masks, police collected ?937,000 so far

  • | Saturday | 10th April, 2021

Noida: Police have launched enforcement action as Covid-19 cases are on the rise in Noida and Greater Noida. In the past two days, they have imposed fines against 9,370 persons for not wearing masks and collected ?937,000 from them for violating Covid-19 protocols. Police have also issued challans to 2,947 vehicle owners and collected ?3.62 lakh as fine.

Noida: Police have launched enforcement action as Covid-19 cases are on the rise in Noida and Greater Noida. In the past two days, they have imposed fines against 9,370 persons for not wearing masks and collected ?937,000 from them for violating Covid-19 protocols. Police have also issued challans to 2,947 vehicle owners and collected ?3.62 lakh as fine.

On Friday, the Noida police fined 6,006 persons against 3,364 on Thursday and collected ?600,600 against ?336,400 a day earlier. Police have also issued challans to 1,262 vehicle owners against 1,685 on Thursday and collected ?1.63 lakh against ?1.99 lakh a day earlier. They also registered 30 FIRs against 77 persons for violating Covid-19 protocols on Friday, against 30 cases against 70 persons on Thursday.

Love Kumar, additional commissioner of police, Gautam Budh Nagar, reminded people that wearing a mask is mandatory. “The police teams are conducting awareness drives in different markets and public places and are urging people to follow Covid-19 protocols. We are conducting an enforcement drive and have asked people to maintain social distancing and other such norms. We have also fined people for not wearing masks,” Kumar said.


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