Imphal: Manipur Police on Wednesday detained 612 lockdown violators and 455 vehicles during a drive conducted 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. 62,850 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. 57,34,700 were collected from 52,902 detained cumulative lockdown violators and 41,318 detained cumulative vehicles from each district police station, on the same day.