Imphal: As part of precautionary measures taken up to prevent from spread of Covid-19 in the State, Manipur Police has collected a fine of Rs. 62,100 from detained 599 lockdown/curfew violators and 349 vehicles as per law for not wearing face mask in public and not maintaining social distancing on Saturday.
The detained violators were later released with warning.
Manipur Police Department has also warned those who violate the lockdown will be dealt with strong legal action under National Disaster Management Act, 2005 and other appropriate law.
On the other hand, a cumulative fine of Rs. 59,13,500 was also collected from 54,530 detained cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 42,320 vehicles, on Saturday from each district police station in the State.