Over 7.70 lakh persons arrested in Tamilnadu

Chennai: The Tamilnadu State police have arrested 7,70,299 persons for violating norms of social distancing and venturing out during curfew.

A press release from the DGP’s office said that 7,04,057 violations have been recorded by the police in various districts.

The restrictions have been imposed across the State to curb the spread of Coronavirus since 24 March.

As many as 5,78,854 vehicles were seized from these persons. However, the vehicles are being returned to their owners in a phased manner.

A total amount of Rs 16,19,27,405 has been collected from violators as fines since March.


NT Bureau