Imphal: Despite the imposition of containment zone in Greater Imphal areas including areas under IMC, Manipur Police Department continues to crack down on violators of guidelines and restrictions issued by the State
Government and the State Disaster Management Authority in connection with Covid-19 pandemic, including failure to wear face mask in public places, etc., to prevent the spread of Covid-19 virus in the State.
During the drive carried out on Monday, 244 persons were detained and fined a sum of Rs. 80,700 as per law.
The detainees were later released after warning.
The Police Department has also warned that those who violate the guidelines and restrictions shall be dealt with strong legal action under National Disaster Management Act, 2005 and other appropriate laws.
On the other hand, a cumulative fine of Rs. 1,93,17,070 was collected from 1,37,295 cumulative violators detained by each District Police Station except Pherzawl District, on Monday.
However, no vehicles were detained during the drive.