Traffic Police officials seizing music systems during the drive at Jammu.
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: Traffic Police Jammu made a record collection of fines at Rs 4.23 lakh and booked 1,851 violators under M.V Acts and seized 59 vehicles in the last two days.
This was disclosed by P.D Sharma, ASP, Traffic City Jammu in a statement issued here on Wednesday.
After the commencement of Amarnath Yatra, SSP Traffic, Joginder Singh said that Traffic Police is committed to implement all traffic laws for the safety of pilgrims and general people. “The safety of pilgrims and tourists are the top priority of Traffic Police these days,” he added.
SSP asserted that the Traffic Police would never allow any violations in the City of Temples and strict actions will be initiated against the violators.
“Addicted to leniency, Jammu motorists may find it difficult to believe, but the City Traffic Police are getting increasingly stringent in enforcing traffic discipline on the roads,” said Dheeraj Katoch, DySP (T) City Jammu.
Sunny Gupta, DySP (T) North Jammu said that the Traffic Police may not leave any aggressive modes in enforcing discipline on the roads.
In the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, Traffic Police is extending all possible support to the visiting pilgrims.
In an incident, traffic Naka laid by DTI Old City, Inspector Rakesh Kumar near Matador Stand Panjtirthi when some pilgrims from Bihar apprised aforesaid DTI that their vehicle broke down on the road, the traffic officials telephonically arranged a motor mechanic for them and asked mechanic to charge genuinely.
After repairing their vehicle, Mechanic Sachin Kumar not took a single rupee for repairing the aforesaid vehicle. The Pilgrims expressed gratitude to the Traffic Police and Sachin for their timely help.
Meanwhile, Traffic Police laid a Naka at Jewel Chowk and seized number of music systems from the mini-buses.
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