Rs. 89,750 fine collected from lockdown violators

Rs. 89,750 fine collected from lockdown violators

TMB Report

Imphal: A sum of Rs. 89,750 was collected as fine as per law from 522 persons detained by Manipur Police on Thursday 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 also warned that those who violate the guidelines and restrictions will be dealt with by strong legal action under National Disaster Management Act, 2005 and other appropriate laws.

On the other hand, a cumulative fine of Rs. 1,06,19,950 was collected from 84,197 cumulative curfew and lockdown violators detained by each District Police Station except Pherzawl district, on Thursday.

No vehicles were detained or fined during the lockdown.

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