People advised to follow SOP’s, move with valid movement passes

Srinagar: The movement passes issued by the authorities other than the Divisional Commissioner and the District Magistrates are invalid and will not be entertained by the law enforcing authorities. The legal action will be taken against the persons moving with such passes, under relevant laws.
This was stated in a government order issued by the Secretary, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, here today.
The order further reads that it has been noticed that some bank employees are roaming on the pretexts of duties while it has been clearly mentioned that only 33% of the staff will attend to the duties in Banks. Accordingly, such bank employees are requested to adhere to the SOPs and advisories, while performing their duties.
Besides, it has been observed that some persons are moving with fictitious passes and any one found in possession of such passes will be booked under the provision of the law and his/her vehicle will be seized, the order further reads.
The people have been advised not to venture out without a valid movement pass, issued by the Divisional commissioner or District Magistrates or legal action will be initiated against the violators.