The controversial 2-km journey restrictions imposed on residents by the Mumbai Police on June 28 is just not relevant any extra.
The Mumbai Police on Saturday clarified that the restriction was imposed just for two days on June 28 and June 29 and that the restriction was corrected in an order issued on June 30, which said that residents have been allowed to journey inside their neighbourhood. Mumbai Police spokesperson and DCP, Sangramsingh Nishandar, mentioned, “Taking action against people who travelled beyond a radius of 2km from their residence was an appeal to the people. Later, we corrected it in an order on June 30 and mentioned it as ‘neighbourhood’.”
Nishandar clarified the definition of ‘neighbourhood’ with an instance. “Neighbourhood of Malad cannot be Marine Drive or neighbourhood of Dadar cannot be Borivli. Neighbourhood of Dadar can be Naigaon or Parel and we have taken action against people who were roaming around unnecessarily,” mentioned Nishandar.
On June 28, the Mumbai Police in its effort to curb the unfold of Covid-19 had appealed to Mumbaiites to remain at house, and had imposed a brand new rule asking individuals to maneuver solely inside a radius of 2km for necessities. Mumbai police commissioner Parambir Singh had tweeted, ‘Driving past 2km of your place of residence for ‘fun’? ‘We know a spot’ in your automotive.’