Police have raided a resort in Maharashtra’s Palghar district and detained 47 individuals for allegedly flouting COVID-19 prevention norms, an official mentioned on Monday.
Throughout the raid performed on Sunday evening on the resort, positioned in Alewadi space, the police and district administration groups discovered violation of the evening curbs and different pointers, the official from Boisar police station mentioned.
The police detained 47 individuals, together with the resort’s workers members and clients, beneath related provisions of the Indian Penal Code and the Epidemic Ailments Act, he mentioned.
In view of the rising graph of COVID-19 circumstances, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday directed officers to impose part 144 of the Code of Felony Process, beneath which gathering of 5 or extra individuals has been banned in evening within the state from March 28.
The CM had additionally warned of stricter restrictions if individuals didn’t observe COVID-19 security protocols.
Palghar district has to this point reported 49,283 COVID-19 circumstances and 1,221 deaths because of the illness, an official from the district administration mentioned.