Bhubaneswar: The Odisha police has registered 18 cases for violation of various lockdown guidelines, such as mandatory use of masks and maintaining social distance, in the last 24 hours.
According to a post on Odisha Police Twitter handle, 14 have been booked for lockdown violations. Two cases pertains to home quarantine violation, one to rumor-mongering, and one case for other related issues.
From morning of 01.6.2020 to morning of 02.6.2020, 18 cases regd by #OdishaPolice for violation of guidelines on #COVID19. Out of these 14 cases for violation of #LOCKDOWN, 2 cases for violation of #HomeQuarantine. 1 case for #RumourMongering & 1 case for other related issues.
— Odisha Police (@odisha_police) June 2, 2020
Meanwhile, police have urged people to walk down to local markets for buying essentials. There is no shortage of vegetables and groceries and people should not act on rumours, they added.