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‘COVID PATROL’ WITH 40 MOTORCYCLES LAUNCHED IN SOUTH DISTT

April 01, 2020 09:00 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

In order to adopt strict social distancing and isolation measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 and implementation of the order of Lockdown in the whole of territorial jurisdiction of NCT of Delhi up to 14.04.2020, various initiatives have been taken to break the chain of spread of this disease. Delhi Police is spreading awareness in Delhi to deal with the enormous challenge COVID-19 presents and also taking preventive measures to ensure lock down.

Mr.Atul Kumar Thakur, IPS, Dy. Commissioner Of Police, South District, said in view of above, 40 motorcycles have been launched in South District to spread awareness amongst the public about COVID-19 (Known as Corona Virus) through bike patrolling and announcements for seeking cooperation of the citizens in complying with the prohibitory orders and informing them that any violation will be dealt with legally.

Mr.Atul Kumar Thakur, IPS, Dy. Commissioner Of Police, South District, said in view of above, 40 motorcycles have been launched in South District to spread awareness amongst the public about COVID-19 (Known as Corona Virus) through bike patrolling and announcements for seeking cooperation of the citizens in complying with the prohibitory orders and informing them that any violation will be dealt with legally.

These bikes have been tasked especially to enforce the directions issued by the administration about COVID-19. The main objective of these motorcycles is as under:-

*Regular mobile patrolling will be conducted in the area and announcements will be made continuously to advise and warn the people to follow the lock down and remain at home and to ensure personal hygiene.
*Strict checking shall be done by these bikes at the border pickets, roads & inside the streets within the city in every police station area to ensure that no gathering or movement takes place in contravention of the prohibitory order.
*The patrolling motorcycles will check the unnecessary movement of people, who, if found on the road and will be sent to nearby shelter homes.
*The suspicious vehicles (Trucks, Tempos, Tankers etc.) will be checked properly by these motorcycles to ensure that the vehicles are not violating any laws/rules.
*Permanent markings will be ensured near fair shops, grocery shops, vegetables shops, milk kiosks, ATMs, Banks etc. where citizens may be present to ensure maintenance of social distancing in the area.
*These motorcycles staff will also gather intelligence and keep a regular check on the movement of violators and criminals.

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