Walk to buy essentials: CoP

Chennai: Emphasising the importance of social distancing, the city Commissioner of police A K Viswanathan today warned people against venturing out the house and going beyond five kilometres.

He said that police have found people on two-wheelers and four-wheelers going more than five kilometres from their house. “If you need groceries and other essentials you can go to the nearest shop by walk and get them,” he said.

He said action will be taken against such violators. The Commissioner also said that the police department was taking efforts to help senior citizens in the city who are living alone.

He also distributed face masks, hand sanitisers and energy drinks to the policemen near Ripoon Building. The Commissioner asked policemen on duty to take care of their health and go for medical check if needed. He asked the family members of policemen to be careful and follow health protocol like hand washing and sanitising.


NT Bureau