IMPHAL, May 4 - Manipur Police has detained as many as 24,436 individuals and 17,351 vehicles for defying lockdown from March 25 to May 3, according to police sources.
A total amount of Rs 23,04,690 was also collected as fine during the lockdown period.
Among the districts, Thoubal district police detained the maximum number of lockdown violators and vehicles while Churachandpur district police detained maximum number of violators and vehicles among the ten hill districts of the state, the source said.
As many as 7,705 violators along with 4,918 vehicles were detained during the above period in Thoubal district alone. Thoubal is followed by Imphal West district (5,251 violators and 3,922 vehicles) and Bishnupur district (4,274 violators and 2,585 vehicles).
Similarly, altogether 1,158 violators and 859 were detained in Churachandpur district followed by Kangpokpi district with 413 violators and 335 vehicles, and Tamenglong district with 226 violators and 38 vehicles.
Thoubal police collected Rs 6,66,890 as fine while Bishnupur and Imphal West district collected Rs 4,57,190 and Rs 2,79,430 respectively. Churachandpur police collected a total of Rs 93,000 while Tamenglong and Kangpokpi collected Rs 44,400 and 19,550 respectively.