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It depends on why you are going out. The police cannot arrest or fine you for going out during lockdown for a valid reason. For example, you can go out to buy essentials, in emergency situations, for vaccination, and to travel to the airport or stations, etc. When you go out, you must follow protocol like wearing a mask, social distancing, etc.
You are not allowed to go out for non-essential activities or violate Covid-19 regulations like visiting a movie theatre, taking drives around your house etc. Under Section 269 of the Indian Penal Code, the police can arrest you if you intentionally do any unlawful or negligent act which is likely to spread the Covid-19 infection. The punishment for this is jail time of up to six months and/or a fine.
Further, if you intentionally disobey a lawful order by the police or a government official, and this causes danger to human life, health or safety, you can be punished with jail time of up to six months and/or a fine of up to Rupees one thousand.
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