Deputy commissioner of police (DCP) Harjit Singh has ordered that no person would cover his or her face while driving a vehicle in the limits of the city police. The order came into force on Sunday and will remain effective till October 13. On August 6, some bike-borne assailants, who had shot at vice-president of the Punjab unit of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Brigadier Jagdish Gagneja (retd), had come with covered faces. The police are still clueless about them.
The DCP has also banned serving of eatables without wearing gloves at all shops and vends selling fast food. He has ordered that any person serving eatables must wear gloves all the time.
The owners of hotel and rest houses have been asked to keep a proper record of visitors. The CCTV cameras should have been installed in entry, reception, gate and parking lots.
Mobile shop owners have also been ordered to keep the record of buyers and sent it to the police station concerned on a monthly basis. The DCP said that violators would be booked under section 188 of CRPC Act.