Jammu, Sep 19 (PTI) As many as 149 people were fined on Saturday for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocol by not wearing face masks at public places here, police said.
A fine to the tune of Rs 74,500 was collected from the violators in different parts of Jammu district, a police spokesman said.
He said police acted tough against the violators amid a spike in coronavirus cases.
“Jammu Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by government in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly,' the spokesman said. PTI TAS AQS AQS