Punjab govt registers first case in Lahore over violation of coronavirus
related SOPs

LAHORE, (MANEND NEWS): After a surge in coronavirus cases in
Punjab, the provincial government has registered first case in Lahore
over violation of coronavirus related standard operating procedures
(SOPs),
As per details, the case has been registered against an individual for
not wearing a face mask. The administration has also warned that the
public transport caring passengers without masks will be closed.

According to Commissioner Lahore Captain (retd) Muhammad Usman,
those who do not wear masks will be detained and can be jailed for six
months.
Earlier, a meeting was held at Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Office
Lahore. The meeting was chaired by Lahore Police Chief Ghulam
Mahmood Dogar, Commissioner Lahore Captain (retd) Muhammad
Usman, DC Lahore. Mudassar Riaz Malik, DIG Operations Lahore Sajid
Kayani, DIG Investigation Sharq Jamal, DIG Hassan Raza Khan
attended the meeting.
Meeting decided to register cases against those who do not wear
masks and ordered strict action against those who do not follow
government guidelines. Ghulam Mahmood Dogar said that government
guidelines should be implemented at any cost.
Commissioner Lahore said that joint teams and control rooms have
been set up, police and district administration should take joint action
against violators of Coronavirus SOPs.
CCPO Lahore said that Coronavirus SOPs should be strictly enforced in
marriage halls and public places. Public transport will operate at 50
percent of capacity. Compulsory mask-wearing will also be ensured
and action has been ordered against the violators.

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