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Cuttack: Post office officials slapped Rs 3000 fine for violating Covid-19 norms

23/04/2021 at 7:40 PM

Salepur, Apr 23: The officials of a post office in Cuttack district have been slapped a fine of Rs 3000 for violating Covid-19 guidelines issued by the state government keeping in view of the rising coronavirus cases in the state.

The Salepur police along with a special squad of tehsil’s administration conducted a raid at the post office and found that a feast was organised at its premises for the farewell ceremony of an official without any permission of the authorities. Subsequently, the administrative officials have slapped a fine of Rs 3000 and asked the post office officials to not organise this type of feast during pandemic.

On the other hand, the post master did not have any satisfactory reason to defend their actions in this regard.

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