Over 100 revelers fined at Lonavala for Covid norms violations

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Deccan Express | Pune Rural Police penalized as many as 100 revelers violating Covid-19 norms and collected a fine of Rs 47,000 in Lonavala on Saturday.

In Lonavala police were deployed on various spots in the city areas as well as rural areas. Tourists from Mumbai and Pune violating Covid norms were fined by the police.

Pune Rural Police also took action in various other famous monsoon tourists places in the district. A total of 424 revelers violating covid norms penalized and collected a fine of Rs 1,99,000 in the district including Lonavala.

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The action was taken at monsoon tourist spots like Sinhagad fort, Panshet dam, Bhor, Velha, Kamshet, and Junnar.

Bhor police fined 107 tourists and collected a fine of Rs 53,500. Haveli police also slapped fines on 76 revelers. Kamshet and Paud police fined 23 and 35 tourists respectively. While 33 tourists out in the Junnar area were also finned by the rural police.

Recently Ajit Pawar, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, and Pune district Guardian minister had asked Pune rural police to take stringent action against revelers visiting tourists spots in the district on weekends. The Pune district has Level 3 restrictions due to a positivity rate of above 5.

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