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5 yrs prison, 1 lakh fine on sale of Chinese kite strings in Mohali

By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 01:21 AM IST
Recently, four persons in the district had sustained critical injures due to kite strings
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216 rolls of plastic kite string seized in Ludhiana, 4 held

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:18 PM IST
Recoveries made during police raid at Saban Bazar, Old Sabzi Mandi, Meharban and Tibba
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(Reuters/ Representative Image)

28-yr-old engineer dies after sharp kite string slits his throat in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2019 07:36 AM IST
Police said the civil engineer, Manav Sharma, was killed after his throat was slit with a kite string (manjha) while he was riding a scooter with two of his sisters on Vikaspuri-Meera Bagh elevated corridor in outer Delhi’s Paschim Vihar on Thursday night.
Chinese manjha was banned in the national capital by the government on January 10, 2017.(HT Photo)
Chinese manjha was banned in the national capital by the government on January 10, 2017.(HT Photo)

Delhi ban on Chinese, other sharp kite-flying strings in place for 2 years, but only on paper

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 07:06 AM IST
Experts said that apart from seizure of a few hundred kilos of manjha, the authorities have failed to implement the ban in Delhi
When police reached the spot, where they found a blood-soaked string hanging from a tree.(HT Photo)
When police reached the spot, where they found a blood-soaked string hanging from a tree.(HT Photo)

18-year-old Delhi biker dead after kite string slits throat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Manjha is a type of kite string that is strengthened and coated with sharp shards, making it a hazard for motorcyclists. While the sources can be diverse, a bulk of such products originates in China.
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