A total of 976 persons were arrested in Manipur on Wednesday for violating lockdown norms and not wearing masks in public places.
Police said altogether 866 vehicles were seized in this connection.
All the detained persons were produced before courts and a total fine of Rs 1.25 lakh was imposed on them, additional director general of police L Kailun said in a statement.
Thoubal district topped the list with 263 detentions, it said.
Meanwhile, the Thoubal police has launched a ‘no mask, no fuel’ campaign at petrol pumps in the district.
The campaign is part of the effort of the police to raise awareness on the need to wear masks, an officer said.