FIRs filed against 7 GREF mates for violating Covid-19 protocols
Leh, April 19: Continuing its vigilance to check Covid-19 violations in the wake of exponential increase in Covid-19 infection cases, the District Administration initiated legal action by filing FIR against 7 GREF mates for bringing labourers into Leh without RT PCR negative reports.
Chairman, DDMA Leh, Suse deputed Additional Deputy Magistrate, Leh and Tehsildar, Leh to inspect the BRO/GREF camp sites where the labourers inducted by them are kept. After being tipped-off by the Covid Surveillance team, they found mates/contractors violating the Covid-19 protocols by bringing labourers into Leh without the mandatory negative RT PCR test reports as directed by the administration.
During the inspection at the various camp sites the district officials found Covid-19 SOPs and Covid Appropriate Behaviours being violated.
Therefore, FIRs were filed by the District Police, Leh against seven GREF mates for violating Covid-19 protocols under various sections of Indian Penal Code and Disaster Management Act.