29 C
Guwahati
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
  • Home
  • Videos
  • TIMECAST
More

    Guwahati Traffic Police Book 630 Cases, Collect Over Rs 1 Lakh As Fine During Durga Puja

    Traffic violators paid the hefty fine from October 5th to October 8th, 2019 under the amended Motor Vehicle(MV) Act 2019

    As many as 630 cases were booked and Rs. 1.72 Lakh realized as fine during Durga Puja in Guwahati. Traffic violators paid the hefty fine from October 5th to October 8th, 2019 under the amended Motor Vehicle(MV) Act 2019 implemented in the country from September 1st, 2019.

    161 persons were spot fined and 369 non FIR cases were recorded during the four-day celebration. A total of 129 drunken driving cases were detected. Under the new rules, for drunken driving people will face imprisonment up to 6 months and/or pay fine up to Rs. 10000 for first offence and imprisonment up to 2 years and/or fine of Rs. 15000 for second offence.

    As per reports, four accidents happened in the city amid festivities. Two sustained injuries while four succumbed to injuries.

    The new MV Act aims at stricter punishment for violating traffic regulations to bring down road accidents and improve the country’s road safety record.

    Photo credit: @GuwahatiCityTraffic

    Published:

    2 COMMENTS

    Comments are closed.

    Follow TIME8.IN on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK and on YOUTUBE to stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time

    First published

    TRENDING

    This Diwali, Perk Up Your Home With These Super Easy Rangoli Designs

    Indians love colours and this love for colors is shown through rangolis

    How did Sonowal violate COVID 19 protocol? Asks Debabrata Saikia

    Large numbers of people were seen attending the program and the CM himself was allegedly seen not maintaining 'social distancing’

    Lord Ram to unite the world: PM Modi

    Chanting ‘Jai Siyaram’ in between his speech, Modi said, “People from across the world will visit the grand Ram Mandir to witness Lord Shri Ram and mother Janaki. As such, it will connect India with the rest of the world.”

    Dispur issues ‘proposed guideline’ for imparting informal education, seek opinions

    The Commissioner and Secretary to the government of Assam, Education (elementary, secondary and higher) Department, in a direction issued to the Mission Director, Sarba Siksha Abhijan, Assam also sought public views on the guideline on or before 20th August.

    Not More Than 6.5 Lakh People will Die of Covid-19: Medical Nutritionist

    Dr Choudhury argued, "Earlier, when the viruses like H1N1, Dengue and Chikungunya erupted in India, the administration never imposed social distance, containment zones and lockdown.