82 cops have died of COVID-19 since March, says official

Mumbai, July 15

A complete of 82 Maharashtra police personnel, together with six officers, have succumbed to COVID-19 an infection because the outbreak in March this 12 months, a senior official mentioned on Wednesday.

A complete of 6,400 personnel have been contaminated thus far, of whom 5,100 have recovered whereas 1,213 others, together with 150 officers, have been present process therapy at numerous hospitals, the official mentioned.

With 48 deaths of its personnel, together with three officers, the Mumbai police accounts for the very best variety of COVID-19 fatalities within the state.

Since the lockdown was enforced in March, there have been 313 incidents of assault on policemen and 54 incidents of assault on well being staff, the official mentioned.

As many as 879 individuals have been arrested in reference to these assaults, he mentioned.

Police have registered 1,77,491 circumstances below part 188 (disobeying the order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and arrested 30,452 individuals.

91,805 automobiles have been impounded, the official mentioned.

A high quality of Rs 13.40 crore has been collected for numerous offences in the course of the lockdown. PTI


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