Lucknow: Policemen from Day 1 of the Corona pandemic have been at the forefront. During the pandemic, policemen risked their lives to protect people. They have also played a lead role in helping people when required. The UP Police personnel remained ahead at every step. Thousands of jawans have been infected so far. ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar himself gave this information.
Speaking at a press conference, ADG Law and Order Prashant Kumar said since March 2020, a total of 21,785 policemen had got corona. Out of which 21,404 have become negative and 160 policemen are undergoing treatment.
So far 176 policemen have been martyred from Corona. Along with masks, hand gloves and sanitizers have also been given to the policemen to protect them from infection. Separate Covid centers have been set up for policemen at many places. So that they do not have to wander for treatment.
Along with this, the ADG said that from the beginning of the Corona period i.e. from March 2020 to June 15, 2021, the UP Police has recovered an amount of Rs 183 crore 38 lakh 48 thousand from challan and fine.
In this amount, Rs 89 crore 73 lakh 18 thousand has been recovered only from those who do not wear masks. 55 lakh 13 thousand 238 challans were made for not applying masks. Along with this, 2 lakh 70 thousand 320 FIRs were also registered and 96 thousand 82 vehicles were seized while taking action against 5 lakh 11 thousand 661 people for breaking the weekend curfew.