Traffic Constable Fined Rs 2K For Not Wearing Mask In Puri
Puri: An on-duty traffic constable posted in the pilgrim town was on Tuesday fined Rs 2,000 for violating COVID-19 guidelines by not wearing face mask.
“We have fined our own Traffic constable of Rs 2,000 for not wearing mask. And he, as a responsible citizen has paid. Wear Mask always; Or Pay the fine. There is no alternative,” tweeted Puri Police.
On being brought to our notice, we have fined our own Traffic constable ₹2000 for not wearing mask. And he, as a responsible citizen has paid. Wear Mask always; Or Pay the fine. There is no alternative@DGPOdisha @odisha_police @cmo_odisha @SRC_Odisha @SecyChief @Puri_Official pic.twitter.com/obnlr7GbAE
— Puri Police (@SPPuri1) April 13, 2021
Worth mentioning, on April 9, the State government doubled the fine amount for violation of mask-wearing norm. Accordingly, violators will have to pay Rs 2,000 for the first two violations and Rs 5,000 for subsequent offences.