Many shops and bus stands were sealed in the province of KP in the different districts for breaking the SOPs issued by the government in order for them to continue their business operations amid coronavirus pandemic.
The district administration in Swat sealed many shops and business centers. The drive has been initiated in the various districts of Swat for ensuring that the SOPs are properly implemented.
Saqib Raza Aslam, the Deputy Commissioner said that strict action would be taken against the violators who failed to abide by the SOPs that have been formulated for their businesses to continue operations during the lockdown.
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He said that they all need to keep themselves protected from the virus which could only be done if the shopkeepers, vendors, transporters, restaurant owners, and other business owners follow the issued SOPs.
After the orders, AC Kabal tehsil Irfan Ali and AC Babuzai Amir Ali Shah paid a visit to many markets, bus stands and filling stations in Kabal and Mingora tehsils.
They later informed that they have sealed and fined more than 10 shops as well as bus stands for violating the SOPs.
In Kabal Bazar, Irfan Ali also distributed facemasks among the shopkeepers and the general public for creating awareness about the virus.