Robin Singh’s Car Seized For Lockdown Violation

Kolkata: Mumbai Indians mentor Sachin Tendulkar and coach Robin Singh during an IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, on April 13, 2016. (Photo: IANS)

Former cricketer, Robin Singh’s car has seized by Chennai police for violating the lockdown regulations. IANS reports that a police official said that Singh was coming from the East Coast Road (ECR) on Saturday morning. On checking it was found he neither had the e-pass nor any valid reason-like emergency-to travel in his car.

“He was very polite and didn’t put on any airs. We seized his vehicle for violating the lockdown rules,” the police official said.

Chennai: Police use drones as surveillance in the Lockdown areas of Chennai during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID 19 Coronavirus pandemic on April 4, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

According to the police official, Singh might have travelled in his car perhaps for more than two kilometres from his residence.

Chennai had come under total lockdown for 12-days starting June 19.

Prior to the total lockdown, Chennai Police Commissioner A.K.Viswanathan had urged the citizens to do their shopping for essential items within a two-kilometre radius from their homes and without using their vehicles.

Viswanathan also warned of severe police action on those who violate the lockdown orders.

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