Bhopal Police make violators sanitise currency notes before taking challan money

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 10 (ANI): To prevent themselves from contracting COVID-19, police in Bhopal made traffic violators sanitise currency notes before taking them as challan money.

Speaking to ANI, Bhopal Superintendent of Police (SP) Shailendra Singh said, "Police personnel are taking all precautions to minimise the chances of contracting COVID-19."

People here were seen rubbing the currency notes thoroughly with the sanitiser before handing it over to the cops.

The pen used to sign the challan is also being sanitised along with the currency notes.

"We spare people who are sick or going to the hospital. We have prepared six to seven kinds of challans for the violators," Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Tiwari said.

So far, Madhya Pradesh has reported 3,614 COVID-19 positive cases, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. (ANI)