54 VIPs fined over traffic violations

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January 20, 2020

Islamabad: The Islamabad Traffic Police has slapped fines on 54 VIPs for committing traffic rules violations on major thoroughfares of the federal capital.The present management is committed to...

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Islamabad: The Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has slapped fines on 54 VIPs for committing traffic rules violations on major thoroughfares of the federal capital.

The present management is committed to transform the ITP into public-friendly force by eliminating the VIP culture, a senior officer told APP while sharing the ITP''s fortnightly report of digital challans. He said the fined VIPs included politicians, celebrities, bureaucrats, diplomats and others.

According to the report, the ITP had issued some 22,101 tickets to the traffic rules violators, besides imposing fine of Rs6.3 million during first 15 days of January, 2020.Most of the traffic rules violations included reckless driving, use of tinted glasses, jumping of red signals, overloading and others. The ITP issued 5,404 tickets in Zone-I, 4,860 in Zone-II, 5,558 Zone-III and 6,279 in Zone-IV of the federal capital.

Meanwhile, the ITP also initiated crackdown against illegal parking in various areas of the city and imposed fines for committing the violation.



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