Imphal: A sum of Rs. 98,900 were collected as fine by the concern duty Magistrates from detained 527 curfew and lockdown violators and 459 vehicles during a drive conducted by Manipur Police on Friday for not wearing face mask in public and not maintaining social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
The detained violators were later released with warning.
Manipur Police Department has also warned those who violates the curfew and lockdown will be dealt with strong legal action under National Disaster Management Act, 2005.
A cumulative fine of Rs. 4,02,970 was also collected from 49,869 detained cumulative curfew and lockdown violators and 38,948 vehicles, on Friday from different district police stations.