71 people arrested for violating lockdown in Quetta, shops sealed
A total of 71 people have been detained and 65 shops have been sealed for breaching a lockdown order in Quetta, police say.
After the number of coronvairus cases in Balochistan spike up, a complete lockdown was enforced in the region.
Community gatherings were prohibited, and shopping centers, public transit, and private and government offices were shut down.
According to Quetta Assistant Commissioner Nida Kazmi, more than 2,500 shops have been sealed up so far and 300 people have been arrested across the city.
She warned residents should not infringe section 144 imposed in the city otherwise they would be prosecuted under the law.
So far a total of 131 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Balochistan.