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MP: 200 booked for flouting rules during Indore's Janta curfew

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

Cases were registered against 200

people in Indore in Madhya Pradesh for flouting social distancing rules while paying tribute to frontline staff during Janta curfew on Sunday, police said.

Videos of these raucous tributes, which took place in the city's Rajwada and Patnipura areas, showing people beating drums, dancing and clanging utensils had gone viral on social media.

"MG Road and Pardesipura police stations on Monday registered cases against 200 unidentified persons under IPC section 188 (disobeying the order duly promulgated by the government officer). Video footage is being checked to identify and nab the offenders," an official said.

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First Published: Tue, March 24 2020. 18:28 IST