Husband who stepped out to get medicine for pregnant wife gets beaten by police

The state police on Tuesday registered 232 FIRs and arrested 111 persons for violation of the curfew imposed by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh in the state to contain Covid spread, even as they worked out a comprehensive strategy to ensure doorstep delivery systems and other basic facilities to people across the state.

While the maximum of 38 FIRs were registered in SAS Nagar (Mohali), 34 Amritsar (rural), and 30 each in Tarn Taran and Sangrur, said DGP Dinkar Gupta, adding that the maximum of 43 persons were arrested from Tarn Taran, followed by 23 Kapurthala, 15 Hoshiarpur, 13 Bathinda, five Ferozepur, five Patiala, four Gurdaspur and two Ludhiana rural.

The DGP directed all district police chiefs to ensure that curfew passes were provided on need basis to maintain essential services, including telecom, banks, ATMs, journalists, newspapers, doctors, paramedics, sanitary workers, electricians, plumbers etc.

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