Traffic police intensify drive against offenders
Continuing its clampdown on those violating traffic norms, the Gurgaon police’s traffic wing on Sunday fined 1,324 vehicles owners for violating norms and towed 136 cars parked in a no-parking zone on MG road.gurgaon Updated: Aug 22, 2016 15:37 IST
Continuing its clampdown on those violating traffic norms, the Gurgaon police’s traffic wing on Sunday fined 1,324 vehicles owners for violating norms and towed 136 cars parked in a no-parking zone on MG road.
This was in continuation of a drive conducted on Saturday night, in which the police fined 1,799 vehicle owners and towed away 136 cars parked on MG road.
The special enforcement drive was carried out for four hours on the two-kilometre stretch between ABW Towers and Global Foyer Mall on Saturday. This stretch is popularly known as the ‘Mall Mile’.
The offenders were penalised for violating traffic norms and vehicles parked on roadside were impounded by the traffic police.
The drive was supervised by assistant commissioner of police (traffic east) Jitender Kumar and ACP (traffic west) Mahender Sethi. Four traffic inspectors and 40 traffic police officers took part in the drive.
Besides, the newly appoint traffic head of the city, joint commissioner Y Puran Kumar was seen moving across the city in plainclothes to check strick implementation of traffic norms.
“This campaign will continue for days to come. The aim is to strictly enforce traffic norms across the city,” a police officer said.
The campaign against errant drivers began on Friday, a day after new police commissioner Sandeep Khirwar took charge of the force. On Friday, the traffic police challaned 2,185 vehicle owners across the city and impounded 690 autorickshaws and 131 vehicles parked at public places.
First Published: Aug 22, 2016 15:12 IST