HP Police issues tourist advisory for following Covid guidelines

Himachal Pradesh Police issued an advisory to the tourists coming to the state in large numbers after relaxation in the Corona Curfew warning them that repeated offenders could be fined for Rs 5000 and may face arrest for not wearing a mask and following social distancing. 
A press note issued by state police said that they welcome all tourists visiting the state after the end of Corona Curfew . All tourists arriving in Himachal are advised to wear masks, practice social distancing and follow Covid related guidelines issued by the State Govt.
Police warned the tourists that first time offenders would be fined Rs 500 under sec 144 & 115 of Himachal Pradesh Police Act 2007. The repeated offenders may be arrested and sent to court and they may face up to eight days imprisonment or fine of Rs 5000 or both. 
All the tourists are requested to kindly follow all Covid guidelines in letter and spirit during their stay in the state, police added.

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