Imphal: A sum of Rs. 72,550 was collected as fine by the concerned duty Magistrates from detained 574 curfew and lockdown violators and 477 vehicles during a drive conducted by Manipur Police on Saturday for not wearing face mask in public and not maintaining social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
Manipur Police Department has also warned those who violates the curfew and lockdown will be dealt with strong legal action under National Disaster Management Act, 2005.
On the other hand, each District Police Station has collected a cumulative fine of Rs. 49,35,570 from 46,977 detained cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 35,927 vehicles, on Saturday.