Weekend Curfew in Delhi: Police issues warning for violators

By Rajan Nath - April 16, 2021 5:04 pm

Coronavirus situation in Delhi: Day after the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a weekend curfew in the national capital, the Delhi Police on Friday warned the possible violators, stating that they could even be booked and arrested.

The Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava said that the coronavirus situation in Delhi was grim as thousands were getting infected on a daily basis while many were dying.

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Coronavirus situation in Delhi: Day after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced weekend curfew, Delhi Police warned violators.

Shrivastava said that his force would ensure strict enforcement of the weekend curfew in Delhi which comes into force from 10 pm on Friday till 5 am on Monday.

He said that several restrictions have been imposed and there'll be a weekend curfew. All movements, except essential movements, have been restricted. So, the Delhi Police will enforce the restrictions strictly, he said.

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Coronavirus situation in Delhi: Day after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced weekend curfew, Delhi Police warned violators.

Meanwhile, SN Shrivastava said that "E-pass was needed for many things."

Adding, he said that Delhi Police and Delhi Govt were issuing e-passes while the journalists can move on basis of their ID cards. They won't face any issues except those whose IDs won't be proper. They won't be permitted and the same action will be taken as for anyone else.

Coronavirus situation in Delhi: Day after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced weekend curfew, Delhi Police warned violators.

"If anyone has to go to a hospital in an emergency, it'll be considered, he said, adding that a doctor going to a hospital, can go on the basis of an ID.

If a vegetable seller is making sales and it can be seen, then he'll be allowed even without a pass, he said.

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