Rs 56,000 fine recovered from traffic violators


REASI: A joint team of Motor vehicle and Police Department recovered Rs 56,000 fine from traffic violators during 2-day long Naka checking in Katra.
A total of 148 vehicles were Challaned/compounded, 4 vehicles were seized and a fine of Rs 56,000 was recovered from the violators by the team led by Assistant Regional Transport Officer(ARTO) Rajesh Gupta. The Naka was laid to tighten nose around violators flouting traffic rules and indulging in rash driving, overloading and over charging etc. As per ARTO, frequent complaints were received regarding overcharging of fare, skipping prepaid counters and operating without proper documents by the commercial vehicles. Rajesh Gupta informed that team laid Naka for 2 days and book scores of violators. The ARTO Reasi also checked also prepaid counters at Railway station and cautioned 3-wheeler operators not to overcharge pilgrims. He also issued a fare list to them to display, so that pilgrims may not face any problem.