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Manipur Police have arrested a total of 870 persons and seized 696 vehicles for violating lockdown norms in the state.

All the arrested persons were produced before courts and a total fine of Rs 1.03 lakh was imposed on them.

The ADGP said police will continue to take legal action against lockdown violators under the National Disaster Management Act 2005.

A fresh COVID-19 case was detected in Manipur on Thursday, three weeks after the state was declared coronavirus-free.

The 33-year-old man, who hails from Imphal East district, was kept in a quarantine centre after reaching Manipur on Wednesday.

He tested positive and the reports of his sample tests came in Thursday evening.

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