Mysuru/Mangaluru, Mar 24: With the Government enforcing curfew across Karnataka to combat COVID-19, police personnel are on their toes to ensure the public stays indoors and does not venture out unnecessarily in Mysuru region.
Mysuru City Police Commissioner Dr Chandragupta has informed that section 144 has been implemented in the city as a precautionary measure until march 31 midnight and warned the public not to come out from their house unnecessary and strict action if the rules are violated. Meanwhile, a company in the city was asked to shut down following the government order, as the company, with more then 800 workers, was still operating. Deputy Mayor and health officials of the city corporation carried out a raid on the company.
They told that the company should follow lockdown as instructed by the government and warned of strict action otherwise. Even though heritage city lockdown, but there were many who were indifferent in their approach, rushing to nearby markets to buy vegetables.
The second day of the lockdown in Mangaluru saw panic-stricken people rushing to purchase essential commodities, including vegetables, anticipating stringent measures by the government to contain COVID-19 pandemic.(UNI)