Drunken Driving—License of 65 Persons cancelled/suspended

Hyderabad, Sept.29 : The City Traffic Police continued its drive against the drunken drivers to ensure road safety. In the month of September, 2018, the police caught 1162 drivers who were driving the vehicle in drunken condition. Charge sheets were filed against them and they were produced in the 3rd and 4th Metropolitan Magistrate Courts, Nampally. In this regard, the Metropolitan Magistrate Courts has awarded imprisonment to 389 respondents and permanently cancelled/suspended Driving licenses of 65 Persons for periods ranging from six months to six years. The Courts imposed fine amount of Rs. 29,68,200/- on the remaining 773 Traffic violators. All the candidates who are sentenced for imprisonment were sent to Chanchalguda Jail.

The respondents who were caught and convicted in drunken drive and other cases may face difficulties in getting govt. jobs, passport and visa clearance.

The violators who committed the offence 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, a press note said.

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