Mysuru Police to enforce strict night curfew from Tuesday

Prime News, Karnataka, Health, Disease, Mysuru, December 28:- The Mysuru district traffic along with law and order police personnel will be deployed at all vantage points in the city and district to ensure that the curfew from 10 pm to 5 am is strictly adhered to by the people in order to contain the increasing number of Omicron cases, a variant of the coronavirus.

The Karnataka government has announced that the night curfew will be in place from 10 pm to 5 am for 10 days, from December 28 to January 7, 2022.

Mysuru Commissioner of Police Dr Chandragupta on Monday (December 27) announced strict enforcement of curfew from Tuesday.

Speaking to the media, Dr Chandragupta said except essential services under state government’s guidelines, no other commercial activities will be allowed during the curfew hours.

“Those who violate night curfew rules can be booked under Disaster Management Act. We will record video and file complaints,” Dr Chandragupta warned.

The New Year celebrations are also under the scanner. Only 50 percent capacity will be allowed in hotels, restaurants and resorts. No mass celebration is allowed nor are public gatherings to usher in the New Year. All the events on December 31 and January 1 should end by 10 pm, Dr Chandragupta said.

The movement of individuals will be strictly prohibited between 10 pm and 5 am, except for essential activities. The patients and their attendants/persons requiring emergency need for movement shall be allowed.

“All industries/companies which require operations at night shall be permitted to operate. Movement of employees of such organisations shall be allowed on producing valid ID card/ authorization issued by their respective organisation/institution. Employees and vehicles of telecom and internet service providers shall be allowed with valid ID cards issued by their respective organisation/institution. Only essential staff/employees of IT and ITeS companies /organisation shall work from the office. The rest will work from home. Medical, emergency and essential services including pharmacies shall be fully functional. Home delivery of goods and operation of e-commerce companies are allowed. The movement of buses, trains, metro rail services and air travel are permitted. Movement of public transport, private vehicles and taxis to and from airports, bus terminals/bus stand, railway stations, etc., allowed for facilitating movement of passengers by air, rail and road.” (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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