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POONCH : Police seized 22 vehicles and 123 challaned drivers for violations of traffic rules in Mendhar Sub division of District Poonch, officials said.
Mendhar Police Led by SDPO Neeraj Padyaar under the Supervision of SSP Poonch Ramesh Angral during a drive, several police teams checked vehicles in the past two days and seized 22 vehicles and one Registered FIR against driver that were plying on roads without requisite documents, they said.
Drivers of 123 other vehicles Challaned were fined for violations of various traffic rules, they added.
In a bid to overcome overloading in passenger vehicles and ensure safety of passengers, Mendhar Police has launched punitive legal procedure to registrar FIR against the drivers, who facilitate the overloading in their passenger vehicles and put their life in danger.
Ramesh Angral , SSP Poonch, has appealed the general public that they should not board in the overloaded passenger vehicles and inform the concerned Police Authority if any passenger vehicle found indulging in overloading.
The general public is also advised to strictly follow traffic rules and be a part of smooth traffic regulation for their own safety. Further, it is reiterated that violators shall be dealt strictly in case of non-adherence to the traffic rules.