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Over 1,000 curfew violators apprehended on second day of ‘unified curfew’ in Manila

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Over 1,000 curfew violators apprehended on second day of ‘unified curfew’ in Manila

MORE than 1,000 curfew violators were apprehended in the city of Manila during the second day of a “unified lockdown” in the city, the local government said on Wednesday.

Data from the local government showed that a total of 1,023 curfew violators were reported as of 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

Of the number, 112 are minors and 911 are adults.

The city government said the apprehended minors were told to go home but parents of repeat offenders will be penalized.

Parents of minors from 15 to 17 years old would be fined P2,000 or up to 1 month imprisonment; 13-14 years old, P3,000 and up to 3 months imprisonment; and for parents of 12 years old and below, P5,000 or up to 6 months imprisonment.

Meanwhile, the Southern Police District (SPD) has caught 758 curfew violators in the second day of the “unified curfew” in six cities and one municipality under its jurisdiction.

Of the figure, 334 were issued a warning while 424 were fined, the SPD added.

Paranaque has 188 curfew violators; Muntinlupa, 130; Makati, 115; Las Pinas, 110; Pasay, 109; Taguig, 106; while the Municipality of Pateros has no curfew violators.