Chaos outside liquor stores as India eases virus lockdown


A police officer raises a baton at a man who, according to police, had broken the social distancing rule, outside a wine shop during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19}, in New Delhi, India, May 4, 2020. ? Reuters /Adnan Abidi NEW DELHI: Police used batons on Monday to beat back thirsty Indians jostling to buy alcohol for the first time in 40 days as the government eased further the world’s biggest coronavirus lockdown.