Noida: 1,839 vehicles challaned, 17 impounded for defying Covid-19 curbs

Security checks were also intensified in view of the lockdown-like curbs over the weekend beginning Friday 10 pm.
By : PTI
| Updated on: 22 Aug 2020, 08:13 AM
Police personnel check ID cards of commuters at Delhi Noida Border. (file photo)
Police personnel check ID cards of commuters at Delhi Noida Border. (file photo)
Police personnel check ID cards of commuters at Delhi Noida Border. (file photo)
Police personnel check ID cards of commuters at Delhi Noida Border. (file photo)

One person was arrested and owners of 1,839 vehicles were issued challans across Noida and Greater Noida on Friday over alleged violation of the curbs imposed due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Gautam Buddh Nagar police said.

Also, 17 vehicles were impounded for similar violations across the district, which has so far recorded over 6,900 positive cases of Covid-19 including 43 deaths, according to official figures.

Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) Section 144, which bars assembly of more than four persons, is in force in Gautam Buddh Nagar in view of the pandemic.

Trending Cars

Find More Cars

Security checks were also intensified in view of the lockdown-like curbs over the weekend beginning Friday 10 pm.

"One FIR was registered and one person arrested for violating the Covid-19 curbs. A total of 4,728 vehicles were checked across 200 barrier points in the district and challans issued to 1,839 of them while another 17 were impounded," the police said in a statement.

FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on
FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on

(Also read: Owners of cars impounded during lockdown in Delhi have something to cheer)

Altogether, 2,64,300 were collected in fines during the action, the police said.

The Noida-Delhi border, which was closed for normal public movement since the outbreak of the coronavirus in March, has been reopened since August 1, officials said.

First Published Date: 22 Aug 2020, 08:13 AM IST
Recommended For You
View All
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
By clicking VIEW OFFERS you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city