Pulwama 13 April: Authorities today booked 8 Persons for violating the quarantine laws while fleeing the Red Zone areas and travelled to Tral area of the district.
According to Tehsildar Pulwama, information was received from field staff regarding the presence of eight persons staying in the house of Mohammad Shaban Sheikh R/o: Amirabad Tral from few days fleeing Red Zone declared villages of Parigam and Qazigund of Tehsil Pulwama.
While taking cognizance of the matter District Administration quickly traced all 8 persons and were put in the quarantine at Hamdard Grammar School Tral and in this connection, the violations have been booked under section 269 IPC( unlawfully or negligently doing something which is likely to spread infection of any dangerous disease to life) , section 270 IPC ( malignant act likely to spread infection of dangerous disease to life), section 271 IPC (knowingly disobeying any quarantine rule) and section 188 IPC ( for disobeying any Govt orders.
DM warned of stern action against anyone violating the orders. He reiterated that there would be zero tolerance against the people endangering thousands of lives. He added that violating Govt orders shall invoke penal action and prosecution proceedings shall be initiated without a second thought.