Hyderabad: Evening walkers beware! Next time you step out for a stroll, you may be booked for violating lockdown.
Rachakonda Police have arrested 15 people for stepping out of their homes for an evening walk at Keesara on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Sunday.
Sources said Keesara police patrol teams came across several people moving on the roads on Sunday evening. When they were stopped, they told police that they were out for an evening walk.
Police immediately booked them for violating lockdown. All those booked hail from Shilpa Nagar, Saidharani Nagar, Netaji Nagar and Satyanarayana Colony.
Inspector of Keesara police station, J Narender Goud told media that stepping out of the home without any emergency tantamounts to violation of lockdown. “People are liable for punishment as per the law,” he said.
Goud noted all those morning or evening walkers will face action as per the law if they break the lockdown.
Not to long ago, the Rachakonda police, arrested a man for abusing cops when asked about a mask. Earlier, two people were booked for spitting on roads following the ban in Telangana.