Imphal: A sum of Rs. 59,200 were collected as fine from detained 459 lockdown/curfew violators and 350 vehicles during a drive conducted by Manipur Police on Thursday for not wearing face mask in public and not maintaining social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
The detainees were later release with warning.
Manipur Police Department has also warned those who violates the lockdown will be dealt with strong legal action under National Disaster Management Act, 2005 and other appropriate laws.
On the other hand, each District Police Station has also collected a cumulative fine of Rs. 57,93,900 from 41,668 detained cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 53,361 vehicles, on Thursday.