Imphal: A sum of Rs. 51,250 was collected as fine from 604 lockdown/curfew violators and 301 vehicles detained during a drive conducted by Manipur Police on Friday for not wearing face masks in public and not maintaining social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
The detainees were later released after warning.
Manipur Police Department has also warned those who violates the 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. 63,01,760 from 57934 cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 44514 vehicles detained by each District Police Station except Pherzawl and Kamjong district Police Stations, on Friday.