Over Rs 1 cr fine collected in Tamil Nadu for violating lockdown rules
Chennai: Tamil Nadu police has collected about Rs 1.06 crore as fine from vehicle drivers for violating the lockdown orders, said a police official on Saturday.
According to police, about 1.94 lakh vehicles were seized as they were plying on the roads without any valid reason during the lockdown period.
A fine of about Rs 1.06 crore has been collected from the vehicle owners.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended a nationwide lockdown till May 3 to contain the spread of the coronavirus.