GUWAHATI, March 29 - Around 340 lockdown violators have been arrested across the State till Sunday evening, Assam Police said. Till the fifth day of country-wide lockdown, 263 incidents were reported in the State, and 178 cases registered. The number of vehicles detained stands at 906, of which 147 are four wheelers.
Around Rs 4 lakh fine has been realized so far.
Sunday was more or less peaceful, with people more or less adhering to the lockdown norms. While supply of essential commodities were streamlined by the administration through various means, police personnel were also engaged to distribute food stuff among the under privileged at various places, including Guwahati.
Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna reviewed the status and action for management of COVID-19 in the State at the daily meeting of State Level Task Force.
The meeting elaborately discussed about the actions taken so far and the current status of social distancing measures as a preventive strategy and the stringent actions to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the State.
Later, the Chief Secretary had a video conference with all the Deputy Commissioners of the State and took stock of the situation. The Chief Secretary directed all the Deputy Commissioners to ensure that essential commodities should reach the people.