Public transport banned in Mysuru, don’t come out unnecessarily: SP Ryshyanth

More than 900 employees of Jubilant factory in Nanjangud are under home quarantine

Mysuru, March 30:- “Mysuru district police have banned the public transport across the district as a precautionary measure against coronavirus pandemic. If anyone ventures out unnecessarily, they will have to face legal consequences,” said Superintendent of Police CB Ryshyanth.

He was speaking on the Facebook Live of News and Public Relations Department here.

“Already 8 people in the district have tested positive for coronavirus. Unnecessary movement of the public is prohibited. Around 220 vehicles have already been already seized in Nanjangud. This will continue for some more time,” he said.

“More than 1,372 employees work in Jubilant factory. More than 900 employees are under home quarantine. Remaining will be kept in home quarantine in the next 2 days. Many people are calling us saying their neighbours are employees of Jubilant factory and are worried if they would be infected. Some have requested us to shift the employees in home quarantine. Beat police will visit the residences where quarantined people reside and inspect. The public need not panic over this,” he added.

“All sorts of vehicles except emergency services are prohibited in Nanjangud town. Around 220 vehicles have been seized. We will seize any vehicle moving around unnecessarily. Retail sale of vegetables at Bandipalya APMC yard has been banned. Only wholesale purchase is allowed. Retail purchase should be made at your neighbouring shops

If anyone comes to Bandipalya APMC yard unnecessarily, police will register a case against them and will seize the vehicles,” he added. (MR/KS)

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