Noida: Over 3,300 folks had been fined throughout Noida and Higher Noida on Thursday for not sporting a face masks in public place, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police stated.
Challans had been additionally issued to the house owners of almost 1,700 autos for flouting COVID-19 protocols and site visitors guidelines, the police stated, including 27 autos had been impounded within the motion.
Amid a surge in circumstances of COVID-19, the district police alerted folks by way of public announcement system and patrolled crowded locations to lift consciousness concerning the scenario, a police spokesperson stated.
“As many as 3,364 people who were found without face masks in public places were issued challans and Rs 3.36 lakh collected from them in fines,” the spokesperson stated.
“Action was taken under Section 188 (disobeying government order) against 70 people and FIRs were lodged in 30 such cases,” the official added.
Challans had been issued in opposition to the house owners of 1,685 autos and Rs 1.99 lakh collected from them in fines whereas 27 autos impounded, the police stated.
Moreover checking for face masks, autos had been checked for site visitors guidelines like traditional routine, the police added.