Sahaya Novinston Lobo ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: While police are trying their best to keep people out of roads, public apathy during the lockdown was evident on Saturday as 1,347 were booked and 689 vehicles seized for violating rules in the city.
On Thursday, the number of helmet cases booked was 1,134.
Meanwhile, city police also booked 278 cases for breach of curfew and straying onto the streets and two men, for stepping out of home quarantine.
The total number of cases booked under Section 144 across the State on Friday night was 7,119, and the number arrested were 8,795.
Some people who are part of essential services are violating other traffic rules like not wearing helmets and riding triples,” he said.
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