378 persons detained during lockdown

Staff Reporter

Imphal, Mar 30: For effective enforcement of the lockdown guidelines in order to prevent further spread of the pandemic COVID-19, the state police have arrested 378 persons who violated the prohibitory order.

According to police, a total of 168 persons were arrested from Imphal West district, 143 vehicles impounded and collected a fine of Rs 9800 on Monday. In imphal East district, a total of 40 two wheelers and 20 four wheelers were impounded and a fine of Rs 65,00 collected.

In respect of Thoubal district, 130 individuals were detained and a sum of Rs 4000 collected as penalty while in Kakching district, 15 persons were detained.

All of the detained individuals were produced before respective executive magistrates.

Meanwhile, a team of Kakching district police cycle patrol team conducted an awareness programme on Coronavirus for inmates of children home and presented edible items to the inmates.

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