Imphal: A sum of Rs.8,100 was collected as fine from 227 persons and 23 vehicles detained by Manipur Police on Friday 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 with 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. 75,90,300 from 68897 cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 51645 vehicles detained by each District Police Station except Pherzawl and Kamjong district Police Stations, on Friday.