Hailakandi- The Hailakandi district police of Assam has strictly enforced the wearing of mask and face cover in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
Superintendent of Police, Pabindra Kumar Nath revealed that 51 persons have been arrested for not wearing mask and face cover with registration of six cases in different police stations across the district.
Of the 51 arrested for violation on Wednesday, 21 arrests have been made under Hailakandi Police Station, five under Lala PS, eight under Algapur PS, 11 under Panchgram PS and six arrests under Katlicherra PS. Two cases have been registered in the Panchgram PS while one each in the other police stations.
The district administration, in an order, issued on Monday made wearing of mask and face cover mandatory and warned of stern action against those violating it.
23 vehicles have been seized for lockdown violation during the past 24 hours. Altogether 119 vehicles have been seized since the lockdown with Rs 89,800 realised by way of fine.