Bhopal: Over 100 penalised for drunk driving

Breath analysers were used to check people who were driving their vehicles in an inebriated state.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Monday, January 02, 2023, 03:01 AM IST
article-image
Representational Image |

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): The Bhopal police cracked down on more than 100 people who were driving their vehicles in an inebriated state on New Year eve on Saturday, the Bhopal traffic police personnel said on Sunday. DCP (Traffic) Hansraj Singh told Free Press that 109 people were penalised for drunk driving. The vehicles were checked at 165 locations in the city from 8 pm till 1 am on Saturday. Breath analysers were used to check people who were driving their vehicles in an inebriated state. A total of 1,725 police personnel were deployed for the purpose. The locations where the check drive was carried out included crowded and deserted areas. DCP Singh said that out of 58 checkpoints, 26 checkpoints were supervised by traffic police, while 32 of them were monitored by police personnel.

(If you have a story in and around Mumbai, you have our ears, be a citizen journalist and send us your story here. )

(To receive our E-paper on WhatsApp daily, please click here.  To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Madhya Pradesh: Absconding PFI member arrested from Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh: Absconding PFI member arrested from Bhopal

Ladli Behana Yojana: Applications to be received from International Women’s Day

Ladli Behana Yojana: Applications to be received from International Women’s Day

Khelo India 2022: Madhya Pradesh tops table with 24 medals

Khelo India 2022: Madhya Pradesh tops table with 24 medals

Madhya Pradesh: Licence of two medical stores suspended in Morena

Madhya Pradesh: Licence of two medical stores suspended in Morena

IRCTC to organise trip to Dubai after Holi

IRCTC to organise trip to Dubai after Holi