Mumbai, March 27 -- Since restrictions were imposed by the Maharashtra government for preventing the spread of Covid-19 over the fortnight, state police has booked of 3,411 people for violating various orders.

"Over the past fortnight, we have registered a total of 3,411 casevs under IPC section 188 across the state for against people for violating orders taken out in order to prevent the outbreak of Covid-19," said Milind Bharambe, special inspector general, law and order, Maharashtra.

These offences have been registered for various reasons including violation of home quarantine rules, keeping hotels and other eateries open, operating pan shops and other shops which are not included in essential services but were still operating, unlawfu...