Noida: Over 3,300 folks have been fined throughout Noida and Greater Noida on Thursday for not sporting a face masks in public place, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police mentioned.
Challans have been additionally issued to the house owners of practically 1,700 autos for flouting COVID-19 protocols and visitors guidelines, the police mentioned, including 27 autos have been impounded within the motion.
Amid a surge in instances of COVID-19, the district police alerted folks by way of public announcement system and patrolled crowded locations to lift consciousness in regards to the scenario, a police spokesperson mentioned.
“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 mentioned.
“Action was taken under Section 188 (disobeying government order) against 70 people and FIRs were lodged in 30 such cases,” the official added.
Challans have 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 mentioned.
Besides checking for face masks, autos have been checked for visitors guidelines like ordinary routine, the police added.