Police detain curfew and lockdown violators, Rs. 62,850 fine collected

TMB Report

Imphal: Manipur Police has detained 636 lockdown violators and 445 vehicles during a drive conducted on Monday against those who were not wearing face masks in public and not maintaining social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the State.

The detainees were fined a sum of Rs. 78,050 as per law and later released with a warning.

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 and other appropriate laws.

On the other hand, a cumulative fine of Rs. 60,41,750 were collected from 55,629 detained cumulative lockdown violators and 43,149 detained cumulative vehicles from each district police station, on the same day.

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