A girl police officer in Manipur who hit the headlines few days again for accusing Chief Minister N Biren Singh of “pressuring” her to launch a drug lord was detained by police on Monday evening for violating lockdown pointers, officers mentioned on Thursday.
Thounaojam Brinda, an extra superintendent of police, was travelling with two different individuals in a automotive through the ongoing complete lockdown within the state when she was detained by police at Imphal’s Kwakeithel.
“Brinda together with two others have been detained for violating the Covid-19 laws issued by the state authorities. She was fined Rs 1000 and allowed to depart,” mentioned Imphal West district police superintendent Okay Meghachandra Singh.
Manipur is at current below complete lockdown in view of Covid-19 pandemic and solely important providers are allowed to function. The lockdown was prolonged to August 6 on Thursday.
“It’s unlucky that regardless of being a police officer she refused to comply with the rules and didn’t cooperate with us once we questioned her about the place she was going throughout full lockdown,” mentioned Singh.
He added that Brinda and the 2 different individuals went to 5 districts within the state and in addition visited containment zones.