Rs. 42,950 fine collected from Covid-19 SOP guidelines violators

Rs. 42,950 fine collected from Covid-19 SOP guidelines violators

TMB Report

Imphal: A sum of Rs. 42,950 was collected as fine as per law from 268 persons detained by Manipur Police on Tuesday for violating the guidelines and restrictions issued by State Government and the State Disaster Management Authority in connection with Covid-19 pandemic including failure to wear face masks, failure to maintain social distancing and spitting in public places, etc. to prevent the spread of Covid-19 virus in the State.

The detainees were later released after warning.

Manipur Police Department has also warned 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. 1,40,08,800 was collected from 1,03,447 cumulative violators of Covid-19 SOP guidelines detained by each District Police Station except Pherzawl district, on Tuesday.

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