Rs 16 lakh collected as fine from Sec 144 violators

Chennai: The State police have collected Rs 16,27,844 as fine from those who violated rules of the lockdown.

According to a press release, 46,970 were arrested and later released on bail for violating Section 144 imposed by the government from 24 March.

As many as 35,206 vehicles have been seized by the police.

Since the lockdown, the police have filed FIR against 42,035 persons.

Yesterday, the fine amount collected stood at Rs 14,47,944.

NT Bureau