Talking to mediapersons, the DGP said the police either fined or prosecuted around 1.5 lakh people during the month for not wearing mask in the public places.
The police also collected fine from people for not maintaining social distancing. In total, Rs 5.66 crore fine collected during the month, he said.
The DGP said collection of fine for not following Covid protocols is being done only in the larger interest of the people of the State.
Abhay too informed that as many as 350 shops or other institutes were sealed for violations of the Covid norms during the month. Besides, 418 persons were arrested for flouting Covid norms, he said.
Stating that some people are not following the Covid protocols, the DGP said police would continue making checks and taking actoin against violators. He, however, urged people to follow Covid safety protocols and avoid police action.