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Pune’s 8pm to 7am curfew timings kick in; violators being penalised, claim PMC

Pune’s 8pm to 7am curfew timings kick in; violators being penalised, claim PMC

The new rules came into effect after Pune Municipal Corporation and city police issued orders in the light of decision taken by Maharashtra government to tackle growing cases of Covid.

Pune’s new night curfew – 8pm to 7am – began from Sunday onwards and most roads were deserted during those hours.

The new rules came into effect after Pune Municipal Corporation and city police issued orders in the light of decision taken by Maharashtra government to tackle growing cases of Covid. In Pune district, over 8200 cases were reported on Sunday, promoting shortage of beds.

As per orders, all shops and restaurants will be closed from 8pm to 7am even as take home service will be allowed. In commercial areas like Laxmi road and Fergusson College roads, shops were closed by 8 pm, while in suburban parts, police had to instruct shopowners to bring the shutters down on first day, said officials.

Pune city police Joint Commissioner, Ravindra Shisve, issued orders to impose Section 144(1)(3) of Indian Penal Code which will prohibit assembly and collective movement of five or more people. PMC commissioner has levied a fine of ₹1,000 for people who are found in groups of more than five.

News Source:- Hindustan Times

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