Tamil Nadu government had ordered a night curfew from April 20 and a full curfew on Sundays to check spreading of corona. District Police Superintendent Thangathurai had warned that stern action would be taken and vehicles would be confiscated if people violated curfew norms.
For this, the police were engaged in intensive surveillance at the Erode district and state border check posts round the clock. Only vehicles carrying essential items were allowed.
In Erode the police were engaged in intensive surveillance at Panneerselvam Park, Chennimalai Road, the bull statue, the Manikundu areas and the Karungalpalayam Cauvery border check posts.
Police were engaged in intensive surveillance in the GH Roundabout area of Erode. Similarly, more than 500 policemen were deployed across the district on security duty.
A few were walking on the roads in defiance of the curfew order. They were caught by the police and sent after warning.
And some teenagers were riding around unnecessarily on motorcycles.
They were caught and fined. On Sunday, 25 cases were registered across the Erode district for violating the entire curfew order. Police have also seized more than 10 two-wheelers and four-wheelers across the district.
More than 700 policemen were on security duty at the two counting centers as the counting of Assembly votes took place.