Imphal: A sum of Rs. 80,200 were collected as fine from 675 lockdown/curfew violators and 336 vehicles detained during a drive conducted by Manipur Police on Wednesday 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 with 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.61,86,300 from 56830 cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 43880 vehicles detained by each District Police Station except Pherzawl and Kamjong district Police Stations, on Wednesday.