As some people are not following the 21-day nationwide lockdown called to combat the spread of the coronavirus, the Muzaffarnagar police have decided to start ‘home delivery’ of FIRs against those violating government orders. Also Read - Delhi Police' Head Constable Gets Heart-Warming Letter From 8-Year-Old Daughter, Viral Message Will Move You to Tears
Muzaffarnagar Senior Superintendent of Police Abhishek Yadav announced the home delivery of FIR in the city while appealing to the people to stay back at home to cut the transmission of COVID-19. Also Read - Invoking Power of 9: Viral Messages Claim PM Modi is 'Lighting Energy of Planet' With Diyas to Fight COVID-19
“We have been appealing to all of you for the last seven-eight days, but many of you still come out and roam in groups. We have decided to deliver FIRs at your homes if you are found roaming on the streets without any reason,” he said. Also Read - #BanTikTokinIndia Trends After Video of Republican Senator Goes Viral Claiming China Has All Data
Yadav said the police will video-record the people moving on the streets and identify people from them.
According to police sources, the decision is aimed at giving a clear message to the people to follow the government instructions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country.
On Friday, the total number of COVID patients in India rose to 2,301 with 56 deaths and 156 cured.