Poles, sit-UPS, push-UPS: how the police protect the quarantine in India

India, which is home to 1.3 billion people, went into full quarantine on March 25. However, as so often happens, some of the inhabitants of the country do not perceive the government announced restrictions seriously, and the police goes to the most stringent measures.

In the global Network appear videos, which show how the local police explaining to citizens the intricacies of self-isolation with the use of improvised non-lethal weapons. Assosiated Press, referred to by Carscoops, argues that such cases have been registered in major cities like Mumbai and new Delhi, and in a relatively rural Kerala.

According to the newspaper, police use batons against innocent, in fact, to any violations of passers-by in the video clearly that affected Indians not allowed even to get off the scooter. In addition to the batons, law enforcement officers have used other methods of “education”, forcing people to lean in or push-UPS.

As in most other countries, Indian residents are allowed to leave their homes for the sake of restocking products or for other urgent reasons.

the Prime Minister Shri Narendra modi informing about the quarantine, said that the country is now in a position where only the joint future actions can determine its destiny and to minimize the consequences. “Ill-considered actions can put you, your children, your parents, your family, your friends, the whole country in a dangerous situation,” — said the Prime Minister.

Text: Avtovesti