Bhadrak: Police on Monday arrested a cement trader on charges of violating the lockdown imposed in Bhadrak town in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
The arrested has been identified as a resident of Gabasahi area in the district.
According to sources, the accused had kept his cement shop open this morning. After the matter came to fore, Bhadrak Town police swung into action and apprehended him for the offence.
The violator has been forwarded to court, police sources said.