Bengaluru city police personnel gets exclusively two Covid care centers for Covid treatment :

Pramesh S Jain

The city police have separate Covid care centers to treat the infected police personnel and their families,city police commissioner,Kamal Pant, said.

The department has set up two centers with 100 bed facilities at whitefield and CAR head quarters equipped to provide the best medical care for those who need hospitalization and medical care.

The department is also tied up with the NGOs and companies to get the uninterrupted supply of required medicine,he said.

A senior police officer of the rank of DCP has been deployed to coordinate and supervise the treatment.

Meanwhile a official Twitter handle of Commissioner of police thanked the donors,A Covid Care center for police personnel has been set up at kadugodi, in association with Vydehi & Manipal Hospital.

It is set up in the newly constructed police quarters with 25 beds.Our sincere gratitude to Smt.Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw for the funding to initiate this center.

Meanwhile,tight security has been deployed on the first day of lock down with police using minimal force to keep the curious motorists who are caught wondering on the empty roads on the city without valid reasons.

The police resorted to canning and many places made the bikers to sit ups as punishment for venturing out .

The police have barricaded the major junctions and seal down the flyovers .

Except goods carrying essential services, movement of all kinds of road transport has been banned,a senior police officer said .

Mr.Kamal pant meanwhile clarified that people venturing out with valid reasons including emergency travel,hospitalizations and those have exemptions as per the guidelines should carry the ID cards and required documents.However no passes are being issued by the police to travel.

On the first day of lockdown till 8 pm,total 434 vehicles including 395 two wheelers,22 three wheelers and 17 four wheelers were seized for violating lockdown.

The police also booked 19 cases against shops and commercial establishments under disaster management act for violating the lockdown period.