First FIR registered against Lahore man for not wearing face mask

12:50 PM | 28 Mar, 2021
First FIR registered against Lahore man for not wearing face mask

LAHORE – For the first time in Pakistan, police booked a citizen for not wearing a face mask in Lahore on Sunday.

Islampura police registered the case under the provisions of the Punjab Epidemic Control Ordinance 2020.

Muhammad Javed, a resident of Islampura, was booked for being unmasked in public - which has been declared a violation by the provincial authorities after the recent Covid-19 surge.

According to the police officer of Islampura PS, the man was hanging out with friends in public without wearing a face mask.

On Saturday, the government had implemented strict public measures to ensure implementation of Covid standard operating procedures (SOPs).

6-month jail for not wearing masks in Lahore as ... 05:59 PM | 27 Mar, 2021

Lahore administration on Saturday began enforcing the strict penalties, including up to six months’ imprisonment, ...

Commissioner Lahore Muhammad Usman while speaking with press reporter’s announced that those who do not wear masks will be held and can be jailed for up to six months.

Pakistan’s top monitoring body meets today to ... 10:12 AM | 27 Mar, 2021

ISLAMABAD – A special National Command and Operation Centre session is scheduled for today to discuss additional ...

Earlier, NCOC Chief said that the third wave of Covid-19 is more dangerous than the first two waves. Adding that the deadly virus is spreading more rapidly in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, and Azad Kashmir.

Pakistan hits new daily high of Covid-19 cases in ... 09:02 AM | 28 Mar, 2021

ISLAMABAD –Pakistan on Sunday recorded at least 4,767 confirmed Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day tally ...