Pokhara, July 8 : Police have arrested 21 people for not wearing face mask. All of them were fined RS 100 each and released by District Police Office Kaski.
They were walking carefree though the government had strictly ruled everyone to compulsorily wear masks while walking outside home. The circular was made in the wake of the growing coronavirus cases across the country.
Spokesperson at District Police Office, Kaski, Suvash Hamal said that they arrested for violating the rule of wearing mask while walking in public place. They were fined as per Infectious Disease Control Act, 2020.
Pokhara reported 13 positive cases taking tally of Gandaki State to 1129.