Violation Of COVID-19 Norms: Over Rs 23.30 L Fine Collected In Last 24 Hrs
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Police has collected penalty of more than Rs 23 lakh from people for violating COVID-19 norms enforced to stem the spread of Covid-19 in the State so far.
According to the data shared by the state police headquarters, altogether 4 cases were registered for Covid rule violation and 22 people have been arrested. Besides, 505 vehicles have been seized, the data read.
“From the morning of June 16 to the morning of June 17, 4 cases were registered, 22 people arrested, 505 vehicles seized & Rs 23,30,900 fine collected,” tweeted the Odisha Police.
From morning of 16.06.21 to morning of 17.06.21, 4 cases regd, 22 people arrested, 505 vehicles seized, Rs. 23,30,900/- fine collected by #OdishaPolice for violation of #COVID19 guidelines.
Negligence is the biggest risk during #Covid19. We urge all to adhere to Covid guidelines.
— Odisha Police (@odisha_police) June 17, 2021
Recently, the government had asked the police to check and ensure strict compliance with COVID safety protocols, such as wearing of masks without fail, maintaining physical distance in public places, workplaces and educational institutions.