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No parking zone! Police charge over Rs 1 lakh penalty for illegal parking in these cities

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 August 2019, 13:39 IST

In a bid to stop unauthorized parking, Police of Twin city has taken strict action on Wednesday. Police have collected fine of over Rs 1 lakh as fine in Bhubaneswar.

As per the reports, the Twin City Commissionerate Police have charged a fine of Rs 1,82,800 as many as 757 motorists in twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.


The information about the fine was shared by Commissionerate Police on social media to give the lesson to all road users not to park vehicles on busy and congested roads.

Here’s what Commissionerate Police tweeted:

“We request road users not to park vehicles on busy roads creating traffic congestion. We will not hesitate to enforce the law. Please co-operate. During enforcement today we have compounded 757 violations for a penalty of Rs.1,82,800/- in the twin city.”

 

The Twin City police imposed a penalty of Rs 500 per vehicle parked in the no parking zones in various parts of the Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

However, this step of the Commissionerate Police has been welcomed by many vehicle owners especially cars owner which caused traffic on roads.

Check out reactions:

 

Police have taken this commendable step ahead of the implementation of the Motor Vehicle Amendment Act 2019 from September 1, 2019, by the central government. Hence, the Commissionerate Police has pulled up their socks and introduced several measures to control the traffic in the twin cities.

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First published: 29 August 2019, 13:02 IST
 
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