Manipur Police Collects Over Rs. 1.45 Cr as Fine For Violating COVID-19 Norms

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Manipur Police has collected a sum of Rs 1.45 crore as fine from people for violating COVID-19 guidelines in the state.

A press release issued by the Inspector General of Police (Operations) E Priyokumar Singh said that the cumulative number of violators detained ever since restrictions were imposed in the state in March is 1,07,362 while the number of vehicles detained is 51,850.

A sum of Rs 1,45,48,880 was collected as fine from people for violating the COVID-19 guidelines.

Thoubal district reported the highest number of violators during the period with 45,456 individuals and 17, 379 vehicles detained from whom Rs 38,95,640 was collected as fine.

The Manipur State Disaster Management Authority issued COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions like compulsory wearing of masks in public places, no spitting in public and maintaining social distancing norms after the first coronavirus case was detected in the state in March.

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