KAMAREDDY: Given that it shares a border with Karnataka and Maharashtra, Kamareddy district police are going the extra mile to strictly implement lockdown restrictions. Towards this, they have pressed into service drone surveillance to monitor vehicles and people’s movement. As an additional precaution, patrolling and route march are being conducted in all police sub-divisions in the district.
Superintendent of police N. Swetha directly supervises lockdown implementation and personally checks vehicles and verifies documents of the people travelling around. Kamareddy, Yellareddy, Banswada sub-division police officers identified violators and imposed fines as prescribed by the government.
National Highway 44 of Kanyakumari to Varanasi and Sangareddy-Nanded-Akola (SNA) National Highways pass through the district and police allow only valid passholders.
Covid-19 surge is high in both Maharashtra and Karnataka and people from Bidar and Nanded regularly visit Kamareddy district, which remains a matter of serious concern.
In view of the lockdown, movements at inter-state borders like Madnur and Jukkal mandals are duly restricted. During the relaxation time of 6 am to 10 am, only people with valid reasons are being allowed into Telangana.
Some villagers in the borders dug the road to prevent vehicular traffic to ply around.
Meanwhile, Kamareddy district police have registered 2,680 cases so far. They also carried out raids in 526 gram panchayats and Kamareddy, Yellareddy and Banswada municipal towns. A total of Rs 16.27 lakh has been collected from lockdown violators as fine....