Mumbai: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Friday warned of taking “very strict” action if police and health personnel are attacked during the ongoing coronavirus-enforced lockdown.
Deshmukh said it is in the interest of the people to co-operate with the police and those from the healthcare system in tackling the COVID-19 crisis.
The minister’s comments come in the wake of reports of cops and health workers being attacked during the lockdown announced to contain the spread of coronavirus.
“Proud of each & every on duty police personnel who are working in the most challenging circumstances. Very strict action will be taken against anyone attacking police/health personnel.
“It is in your interest to co-operate,” he tweeted along with the hashtag NoViolenceAganstCopsHealthWorkers.