No less than 18 police personnel, together with an officer, have died of Covid-19 in Maharashtra up to now, an official stated on Saturday.
The Maharashtra police, which is guaranteeing a strict enforcement of the lockdown within the state, has been severely hit by the pandemic.
As many as 1,671 personnel, together with 174 officers and 1,497 different staffers, have contracted the lethal an infection up to now, the official stated, including that the Mumbai police had accounted for the very best variety of infections and casualties within the division.
No less than 42 cops and 499 constables, who had examined optimistic for Covid-19, have recovered from the an infection up to now, he added.
Aside from the chance of an infection, the police additionally needed to face public ire whereas implementing the lockdown in several components of the state.
As many as 246 incidents of assault on police have been reported throughout the state, by which 85 police personnel and one Residence Guard have been injured, he stated.
The Maharashtra Police has registered over 1.1 lakh offences underneath part 188 (disobeying an order issued by a public servant) of the IPC and 22,753 individuals have been arrested in these instances, he stated.
The police additionally tracked down 680 quarantine violators within the state, excluding Mumbai, the official stated.
Through the lockdown, the police registered 1,317 offences of unlawful transport and seized 69,435 automobiles, he stated, including that fines to the tune of Rs 5.22 crore have been collected for varied offences.