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If necessary, 24-hour curfew and shoot in plain sight: Telangana CM in coronavirus blockade | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: Telangana Prime Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao warned that if people continue to violate the closure orders and hit the roads, the state government would not hesitate to impose the 24-hour curfew and issue shooting orders to the view the police. He said that if people don’t cooperate with the police, the government may have to ask the Army to take over like in the United States. He beat many people for violating closing orders and coming onto the roads on Mondays and Tuesdays.

He said the curfew would be strictly enforced from 7 p.m. at 6 a.m. and that all stores should be closed at 6 p.m. everyday.

The CM detained all the elected representatives, especially the GHMC corporations, for not fulfilling their responsibilities in this grim situation. “There are 150 companies in the GHMC. I have only seen the police and municipal authorities fulfill their obligations on the roads. Where are the municipal corporations? Isn’t it your responsibility to regulate people at checkpoints and raise awareness among people in your jurisdictions, “he said during a press conference after a review meeting with officials about the closure on Tuesday.

Chandrasekhar Rao asked all the elected representatives, including ministers, MLA, ZP presidents, mayors, councilors, ward members, corporations, ZPTC, MPTC and the entire category of elected representatives and 10,000 rupees from various group members in municipalities and panchayats be on the roads and provide help. to the police and other authorities during the closing period in their respective areas and districts.

He said 36 people tested positive for coronavirus and that there are 114 suspected cases in the state. While one person was discharged after recovery, the rest of the suspected cases have time (14 days) until April 7. The CM reiterated that almost all positive cases had a history of traveling abroad.

Referring to the cases of people in home quarantine moving freely on the roads, the CM said that a person in home quarantine in Nirmal tried three times to leave the city. “If a quarantined person is found on the road during the 14 days, his passport would be seized and revoked if necessary. He said that in some countries like Russia, people are jailed for violating blocking rules. “People have to decide whether to stay home for five days or go to jail for five years,” said CM. “If there is an emergency, people can call Dial 100 and the police will take them to the hospital,” he added.

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