Bengaluru City Crime Branch has arrested 2 persons in the city in possession of cigarettes worth Rs 30,000. As per the crime branch officials, these people were selling the cigarettes online amid the COVID-19 lockdown inflicted across the country.
Coronavirus cases in Bengaluru have notched up to 110, which is the highest in the state. Other cities in Karataka to have COVID-19 spread are Mysore (84), Belagavi (42), Vijayapur (32) and Kalaburgi (27).
COVID-19 tally in India has surged past 20,000 while the death toll is nearing in on 700.