Imphal, Apr 8 (PTI) Manipur police detained 299 persons on
Thursday for violating guidelines and standard operating
procedure (SOP) issued by the state disaster management
authority in connection with COVID-19 pandemic to prevent
spread of the disease.
This was said in a press release issued by E Priyokumar
Singh, Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the nodal officer
for COVID of the Manipur police.
They were detained for not wearing mask, failure to
maintain social distancing and spitting in public places, the
Further, police fined them altogether a sum of Rs 48,900 as
per law and released them later after giving warning and
proper advice to follow sop laid down for coronavirus, it
added. PTI CORR
Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI
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