Mumbai: The Mumbai Police in Maharashtra has clarified that the effective for not carrying a masks amid the pandemic is Rs 200 and never Rs 1,000 as acknowledged by a information report earlier.
“Pricey Mumbaikars! Faux Information mongers are again once more! This time claiming that No Masks can value you a effective 1,000 rupees. Whereas no cash can compensate for security being compromised, you possibly can solely be charged Rupees 200 for not carrying a masks,” Param Bir Singh, Mumbai Police Commissioner mentioned in a tweet.
Pricey Mumbaikars! #FakeNews mongers are again once more! This time claiming that No Masks can value you a effective 1000 rupees. Whereas no cash can compensate for security being compromised, you possibly can solely be charged Rupees 200 for not carrying a masks. #MaskIsMust#FakeNewsAlert
— CP Mumbai Police (@CPMumbaiPolice) February 23, 2021
Maharashtra is witnessing an increase in COVID-19 instances throughout the previous couple of days.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Sunday collected a complete effective of Rs 28 lakhs from 14,000 individuals who had been caught with out face masks in public areas.
In line with the state well being division, the overall variety of COVID-19 instances in Maharashtra has reached 21,00,884 with the addition of 6,971 new instances. The dying rely within the state has risen to 51,788 with the addition of 35 new deaths. The variety of lively instances in Maharashtra stands at 52,956.