24k traffic offenders penalised in PCMC areas

Camil Parkhe
Sunday, 30 September 2018

The police have taken action against those who were found jumping traffic signals, triple seat two-wheeler riding, violation of no-entry and no-parking zones and use of mobiles while riding/driving vehicles.

PIMPRI: Pimpri-Chinchwad police commissionerate has taken action against 24,103 persons who were found violating various traffic regulations in the past one month.

The action is a part of the various moves launched by Police Commissioner RK Padmanabhan to introduce traffic discipline in the city.

The police have taken action against those who were found jumping traffic signals, triple seat two-wheeler riding, violation of no-entry and no-parking zones and use of mobiles while riding/driving vehicles.

Cases have also been filed against those vehicle users who were found posing threats to others and themselves in no-entry zones.

Among the total traffic offenders, 10,480 vehicle users were found in ‘no entry’ zones.

Administration Officer of the traffic department Pandurang Gophane said that police constables have been asked to register vehicle numbers of the traffic rules violators. The names and addresses of these vehicle owners are later obtained from the Regional Transport Office and the offenders are served notices.

A fine of Rs 200 to Rs 1,200 is collected from the violators. Gophane said cases are filed against those who refuse to pay the fine.

Pimpri police have taken action against 13,073 traffic rules violators. Cases have also been filed against 118 persons. Of these, the court has sentenced 81 persons, Pimpri’s Senior Police Inspector Vitthal Kubade has said. 

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