Imphal: A sum of Rs.56,200 was collected as fine from 201 persons detained by Manipur Police on Sunday for violating Covid-19 protocol of not wearing face masks in public and not maintaining social distancing 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 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. 81,62,950 was also collected from 71420 cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 51831 vehicles detained by each District Police Station except Pherzawl and Kamjong district Police Stations, on Sunday.