efe-epaBengaluru, India

From dressing up like the lord of death to singing and dancing to share awareness about coronavirus, police in India are going beyond the rule-book to keep 1.3 billion people indoors and enforce the world's largest lockdown.

While they have been praised for their ingenious way, the force has also come under fire for allegedly committing excesses against violators and punishing them by charging batons and making them do jumping jacks or frog jumps.EFE-EPA