The Valpoi police have collected Rs 2, 34800 in fines from people for not wearing face masks or following social distancing norms in public places till date.
A total of 1174 people have been fined for violating social distancing norms, not wearing face masks or spitting in public places. The maximum number of violators was those found roaming in market places without wearing a face mask.
The Valpoi police have not only fined people for not wearing face masks but also distributed face masks to the public in the last one year. Valpoi Police always ensure that people should not roam without a face mask. They have undertaken drives to spread awareness and in April they have intensified fines for those roaming without the face mask. The police will be strict in the coming days and along with the enforcement team they will be imposing fines in Valpoi Town.
Around 895 people have been booked and a sum of Rs 1, 79, 000 has been collected this month.