Police Dept warns of strong action against violation of COVID-19 guidelines

Police Dept warns of strong action against violation of COVID-19 guidelines

TMB Report

IMPHAL: The Police Department has Monday warned that people who violate the guidelines and restrictions of Covid-19 will be dealt with by strong legal action under National Disaster Management Act, 2005, and other appropriate laws.

In a press note signed by Inspector General of Police, Nodal Officer of Covid-19 for Manipur Police, E.Priyokumar Singh, the announcement was given to the public that the department will continue to crack down on violators of guidelines and restrictions that was issued by the State government and the State Disaster Management Authority in connection with Covid-19 pandemic, including failure to wear mask in public places, failure to maintain social distancing in public places, spitting in public places or avoiding SOP rules to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus in the State.

Further, it was mentioned that during the drive conducted today, 481 persons were detained and released later after warning.  Altogether a fine of Rs 75,300 was collected, he added.

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