Meerut: FIR was lodged against more than 500 people in Uttar Pradesh yesterday forviolating the lockdown rule. The highest cases occurred in Gautam Buddh Nagar. As many as 96 First Information Reports were registered and more than 2000 challans issued in Noida yesterday for violation of lockdown rules, police said.70 cases were registered in Ghaziabad, 56 in Lucknow, 22 in Kanpur, 22 in Agra, 26 in Meerut, 27 in Moradabad, 17 cases were registered in Allahabad.
In Meerut, 48 cases were filed against those who violated the lockdown, more than 50 vehicle seized , SSP Meerut Ajay Sahni appealed to the public to stay in the house.
The lockdown was imposed in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus, which has taken more than 14000 lives across the globe.
The FIRs were registered against people for allegedly flouting Section 144 and not adhering to the orders of the state government for staying indoors.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday stated that all borders adjoining Uttar Pradesh should be completely sealed.