- Approximately 7,000 vehicles have been seized till date
- Exempted vehicles include those carrying essential goods and medical pass holders
The Karnataka Police has issued orders banning any form of vehicular movement till 14 April because of the lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Citizens who ignore the order will have their vehicles seized.
According to the details shared by officials on a social media channel, the only exceptions to the ban will include vehicles carrying essential goods and those with medical emergency passes. The latter will be issued by the police on a daily basis and will have to be returned by the end of the day.
According to another post, approximately 7,000 vehicles were seized by the police since the order came into effect on 1 April. These vehicles will be reportedly returned only after the lockdown period ends on 14 April.