9,38,125 lakh persons arrested in TN for violating curfew

Chennai: To ensure the restrictions imposed by the government are not violated, the State police continue to book people under Section 144.

Tamilnadu police have arrested 9,38,125 persons for violating norms of social distancing and venturing out during curfew.

Nearly 8,52,515 violations have been recorded by the police in various districts and FIR’s have been registered against them, a press release from DGP’s office said.

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

As many as 6,66,669 vehicles were seized from these persons. However, the vehicles are being returned to their owners in a phased manner.

A total amount of Rs 19,67,17,928 has been collected from violators as fines since March.


NT Bureau