The Delhi Police has issued practically one lakh challans between June 15 and July 31 for not sporting masks, spitting in public locations and violating social distancing norms within the nationwide capital, officers mentioned on Saturday.
As many as 97,417 challans have been issued in 15 police districts throughout this era, they mentioned.
Of the full variety of challans, a most of 9,524 have been issued in outer district, adopted by south district 9,417, southeast district 7,724 and west district 7,507, amongst others.
Amongst 83,393 challans issued within the metropolis for not sporting masks, 9,234 have been issued within the south district, 8,063 within the outer district, 6,550 within the north district, 6,189 within the southeast district and 5,980 within the west district and three,173 in New Delhi, police mentioned.
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal had empowered well being, income and police officers to impose fines as much as ₹1,000 for violations of norms, together with non-observance of quarantine guidelines, non-maintenance of social distancing, not sporting a face masks in public or workplaces, spitting in public locations, and consumption of paan, gutka and tobacco in public locations, to include COVID-19.
A superb of ₹500 might be imposed for a first-time offence and a superb of ₹1,000 for repeat offenders.
A complete of 1,657 challans have been issued for spitting in public locations. In accordance with police, 305 challans have been issued within the west district, 254 within the outer district, 228 in Shahdara and 149 within the southwest district, amongst others.
The bottom variety of challans have been issued in south district at 5, they mentioned.
As many as 12,367 individuals have been fined by police for violating social distancing norms. A most of 1,565 challans have been issued in southwest district, 1,457 in outer-north, 1,388 in southeast district and 1,222 in west district amongst others, police mentioned.
The Delhi Police has distributed 1,56,817 masks to the needy since June 15.