Coronavirus hits Member Provincial Assembly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Riaz Khan

MARDAN: The coronavirus test of Pakistan Threek-e-Insaf (PTI) member of provincial assembly, Abdus Salam came positive.

According to officials of district headquarter (DHQ) Hospital doctor on 25th March send his sample to Public Health Center Laboratory.

They stated that his test came positive, It may be noted that Abdus Salam 53 years old elected member of provincial constituency PK- 54-Mardan- VI where union council Manga is located.

Sources added that after the lockdown at Manga village Abdus Salam after the death of Saadat Khan Coronavirus patient visited the union council Manga.

Meanwhile addressing to a news conference district police officer (DPO) Mohammad Sajjad Khan told the media that 313 police cops are performing duty in Manga union council in three shift.

He continued that 18 check points were established in the union council. He added that 2 mobile in two shift are conducting patrolling in the mentioned union council.

He arched that a team of doctors is also performing duty at Manga Rural Health Center (RHC).

Mohammad Sajjad told the media that 77 police cops are performing security duty at Abdul Wali Khan university quarantina center and 15 cops performing duty at Mardan Medical Complex (MMC) isolation center and 15 cops are performing duty at District Headquarter (DHQ) hospital isolation center in the current situation.

DPO added that to protect the police cops from the coronavirus 2,030 hand wash, 2,080 Dettol soap, 1,100 sensitizers, 4,200 masks, 41 coronavirus security suit and 1,850 gloves were distributed.

He said that for violating section 144 police registered cases against 29 weeding ceremonies and arrested 31 people, cases were registered against 29 shops and arrested 106 people, against 8 hotels and arrested 14 people, against 120 vehicles and arrested 207 people while cases were registered 2 fitness jam club and arrested 6 people under section 188.

DPO added that with police the cops of security forces is also performing duty in the district.

He added that a control room NO- 9230123 was established at his office where anyone can contact 24 hours.

He appealed the masses to contact on this number about any violation of section 144 and also give information about suspected patient of coronavirus on this number.

DPO appreciated the masses of Mardan and said that the masses of Mardan is aware about the current situation and due to this reason they inform police about any violation and cooperate police force.