From Sunday morning to Monday morning, the police have booked 2,817 cases against violators for flouting lockdown norms Despite Chennai being under an intense lockdown … As of June 23, Tamil Nadu has a total of 64,603 cases, of which 28,428 patients are currently undergoing treatment while 35,339 people have recovered following treatment. HYDERABAD: In a major relief for those whose vehicles were seized during the lockdown in the State, the police department has taken a decision to release all of them. Between Sunday morning and Monday morning, 2,817 cases were booked against violators for flouting the prohibitory orders issued under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code. TN police to release vehicles seized during lockdown Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police have decided to release the vehicles seized from riders for violating the lockdown regulations. The Tamil Nadu government on June 15 announced a complete lockdown in Chennai and neighboring areas of three other districts. Around Rs 89.23 lakh has been collected as fine from lockdown violators so far in the State. Around 6,926 two-wheelers, 215 autos and 272 light weight vehicles have been seized within the 24 hours duration. According to the press release issued by the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday, the Greater Chennai Police have slapped 8,105 cases and seized 7,413 vehicles … Printable version | Nov 27, 2020 12:34:55 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/more-than-5000-vehicles-seized-in-chennai-during-complete-lockdown/article31888691.ece, Employees of some more organisations can use these services, Chennai woke up to a typical monsoon day with overcast skies and intermittent rain that led to waterlogging in some areas.After a weak start on. The police seized about 1.8 lakh vehicles in the state and arrested about two lakh persons and later let out on bail for violating the lockdown orders. Support our journalism by becoming a TNM Member - Click here. Similarly, strict action will be initiated against those who possess fake vehicle passes. As a subscriber, you are not only a beneficiary of our work but also its enabler. Traffic police personnel also seized 3,129 vehicles comprising of two-wheelers and four wheelers. Share Tweet COMMENT: Chennai | Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST. From the time the lockdown came into effect, many checkpoints have been created by the Chennai police at various places to keep a check on the movement of vehicles. The Hindu has always stood for journalism that is in the public interest. Photograph used for representational purposes only | Photo Credit: The government during the stricter 12-day lockdown even informed the public that they should not use vehicles for purchasing essentials and they should buy them from within a 2 km vicinity. On Sunday, the curbs were tightened further, allowing only medical services, water and milk supply. The incident happened on Saturday near Thiruvanmiyur when the former all-rounder had gone out in his car to buy vegetables despite the strict shutdown orders from the government in the areas in wake of rising Coronavirus cases. One month since the lockdown began on March 24, Telangana Police has seized over 1.30 lakh vehicles of those who violated the lockdown rules across the 31 districts. Citizens don't ensure 'complete COVID-19 lockdown' in Chennai, end up with vehicles seized. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. As many as 8,105 cases have been slapped and 7,413 vehicles have been seized within 24 hours for violating the complete lockdown order by travelling in Chennai without the required E-passes. hospital goes viral, In Kerala's Attingal Palace ward, candidates of all three fronts are from the same family, 'Why did Hyderabad drown?' The government announced the 12-day lockdown as cases were increasing in the city. Chennai has recorded 1,380 cases on Tuesday taking the total number of active cases in the city to 18,889. According to a press release from the Greater Chennai City Police, the law and order police and traffic police jointly seized 5,164 vehicles including 4,678 two-wheelers, 155 autorickshaws and 331 light motor vehicles from Sunday morning to Monday morning. The public are advised to … Despite Chennai being under an intense lockdown on Sunday, over 5,000 vehicles that were out on the roads without a valid reason, were seized by police, from Sunday morning up until Monday, for flouting lockdown norms. People whose vehicles were seized during the lockdown will have to wait until May 3 to get them back after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended the lockdown until May 3. The Tamil Nadu government has only permitted the movement of people for medical emergencies and for purchasing essentials. Chennai Lockdown: All you need to know on e-passes, travel restrictions The police have warned that those who violate the lockdown will be booked under CrPc 144 and their vehicles will be seized. At several places, police personnel had erected iron barricades on roads and had been intensifying their vigil to prevent motorists from coming out without any reason.