468 jailed for drunk driving

468 jailed for drunk driving
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City Traffic Police has been continuing its drive against drunken drivers to ensure road safety Till February 15, the police nabbed 1,788 drivers, who were driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol and produced them in the III and IV Metropolitan Magistrate Courts at Nampally The courts concerned awarded imprisonment to 468 offenders and permanently cancelled suspended driving licenses of

Hyderabad: City Traffic Police has been continuing its drive against drunken drivers to ensure road safety. Till February 15, the police nabbed 1,788 drivers, who were driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol and produced them in the III and IV Metropolitan Magistrate Courts at Nampally.The courts concerned awarded imprisonment to 468 offenders and permanently cancelled/suspended driving licenses of 108 persons.

The trial courts imposed and realised fine of Rs 38,48,700 from traffic violators. All the violators sentenced for imprisonment were sent to Chanchalguda Jail.Four offenders were sentenced to 30 days, three to 20 days, two to 15 days, 10 to 10 days, three to eight days, eight to seven days, 13 to six days, 52 to five days, 61 to four days, 112 to three days and 200 to two days.

The violators were also counselled at TTI, Goshamahal, and Begumpet. The drive against the drunken driving and other violations will continue for the safety of the commuters on road, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) said.

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