Coronavirus outbreak: Shopkeepers booked in PCMC area

ST Correspondent
Friday, 20 March 2020

The Pimpri Chinchwad police have registered FIRs against 65 shopkeepers for not closing shops as per Pune district administration’s order in the backdrop of coronavirus outbreak. 

Pimpri: The Pimpri Chinchwad police have registered FIRs against 65 shopkeepers for not closing shops as per Pune district administration’s order in the backdrop of coronavirus outbreak. 

Twenty-three cases were filed against shopkeepers in Chikhali area. Senior Police Inspector Satish Mane, in-charge of Chikhali police station said FIRs have been registered for offences under section 188 (disobedience of order duly promulgated by a public servant) of the Indian Penal Code. 

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