Basant Rath attitude towards Traffic violators in Kishtwar


KISHTWAR, FEB 07: In a major drive launched against violations of traffic rules and regulations, 5596 vehicles were challaned, 553 vehicles were seized, 8 driving licenses were suspended, 35 FIR lodged at Police Station Kishtwar and a fine of  Rs 1426300 was imposed on the traffic violators . This is the highest penalty ever imposed in the District.

The District Police alongwith MVD Department & Traffic Police has laid special nakas at various points and has also started patrolling in and around Kishtwar town.

This has happened due to the co-ordinated efforts put by Kishtwar Traffic Police, MVD and Kishtwar Police.

SSP Kishtwar Rajider Kumar has warned all the vehicles operators of the district of strict action against the  menace of overloading. He said that traffic violators are directly/ indirectly responsible for causing fatal road accidents leading to the loss of precious lives. He also appealed such parents who let their underage children to drive scooties/ motorcycles etc to refrain from such negligent acts.