Policenama Online Team – Pimpri-Chinchwad Police Commissioner RK Padmanabhan on Thursday said that action has been initiated against 3,073 persons who violated traffic rules in the last one week. He had given instructions on May 9 to lauch crackdown on errant drivers.
Apart from the local police stations, the Crime Branch was also asked to clamp down on violators of traffic rules.
During the week, 6782 vehicles were checked by the police. Among them, punitive action was taken against 3,073 persons. The cases were filed against 145 shops and hotels for operating beyond the time limit.
Offences – total cases
Driving dangerously (IPC 279) – 81
Triple seat – 870
Without a license / documents – 606
Without helmet – 262
Speaking on mobile – 303
Fancy number plate – 121
No number plate – 162
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