Tuesday, September 27, 2022

State police crackdown on traffic offenders

In view of the increase in the number of vehicle accidents along the Kohima-Dimapur National Highway including the private and commercial vehicles, the state police have begun enforcement drive of violators along the National Highway in Dimapur as well as Kohima in the past few weeks.
Various offences under the Motor Vehicle Act 1988 and other notifications under which the Nagaland Police have been enforcing include driving without license, over-speeding, penalty for dangerous driving, drunken driving, using vehicle without registration, using vehicle without permit, overloading, refusal to stop and submit vehicle for weighing, carriage of excess passengers, penalty for not wearing helmets, driving uninsured vehicle and offence by juveniles.
Nagaland police have appealed to the general public to follow the provisions of the law, and in case of violations to pay the fines only under proper challan and with the authorized Police Officers only.
In case of any unauthorized personnel collecting fines without proper challan, police have informed the public to bring to the notice of the Control Room, which had been setup for receiving any complaints/information regarding illegal collection of money by providing specific information accompanied by photographic and video-graphic evidence at (i) 112 (ii) 8798881978, (iii) 8798881979, and (iv) email PCRillegalcollection@gmail.com.
The general public could also contact the Nagaland police officers whose CUG (Closed User Group) mobile numbers are available in the ‘Call Your Cop’ mobile App which can be downloaded from ‘Play Store’.
The information could also be shared with Nagaland Police via Voice call, Whatsapp, text message, E-mail and so on. Police informed that confidentiality of all persons reporting such complaint would be maintained, if so desired.