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Jammu school sealed for flouting closure order

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Jammu, Mar 16 :  A private higher secondary school in Samba district was sealed on Monday for allegedly flouting the government’s order of closure of all educational institutions in Jammu and Kashmir over the novel coronavirus pandemic, an official said.

A team of revenue and police officers, headed by Sub-Divisional Magistrate C P Kotwal, sealed the institution in Vijay Pur area of Jammu region after it was found conducting classes in defiance of the order. It submitted a detailed report to the deputy commissioner, the spokesperson said.

The Jammu and Kashmir administration had last week ordered closure of all educational institutes across the Union territory till March-end as a precautionary measure to deal with the threat posed by the deadly COVID-19.

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