IMPHAL, Jul 18 : On the first day of the 10 day intensified curfew imposed by the Government starting today in light of the steep rise in number of positive cases and fatalities, the Police Department put up a strict vigil against SOP violators at various districts.
During the crack down, the Police Department detained and fined 93 individuals for violating COVID-19 SOP as mandated by relevant Government authority today.
Bishnupur district had the highest number of SOP violators with 35 followed by Thoubal with 22. Imphal East and West had 13 and 15 respectively.
A sum of Rs 33,500/- (Rs thirty three thousand and five hundred only) was collected as fines from the violators and they were let off after a warning.