PHP launches crackdown against traffic law violators

Operation held against commuters who had not registered their vehicles and non-paid tax vehicles


Our Correspondent October 14, 2017
PHOTO: EXPRESS

LAHORE: Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) and Excise Department held a joint operation against traffic violators and collected Rs450,000 as fine, recovered three stolen motorcycles, 468 litre of liquor, arrested 110 suspects including 16 proclaimed offenders and rendered help to 4,856 commuters in the last week.

PHP Post Chowk Pindori held a joint operation with Excise Department team against the commuters who have not registered their vehicles and non-paid tax vehicles. In this regard both teams collected Rs450,000 in terms of fine imposed on traffic violators.

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Meanwhile, PHP posts Dhoke Pathan, Jamal Chowk and Pull Jalib arrested three suspects and recovered stolen motorcycles from their possession. The PHP team arrested 16 proclaimed offenders and three court absconders including Rana M Sadique, Abid Nawaz, Arif, Kashif Ali, Pervaiz Iqbal, Shakar, Sarwar, Allah Ditta, Iqrar Hussain, Ali Nawaz, M Akram, Sajid, Shaukat Ali, Ismaeel and Javaid Iqbal. Similarly PHP team arrested 48 culprits. Some of them were identified as Adnan, Irfan, Ali Raza, Sajjad Ahmed, M Azam, Akbar, Farooq, M Yaseen, Saqib, Nadeem, Dilawar, Irfan, M Iqbal, Shaukat, Tariq, Saeed, Ghulam Sajjad, M Zareef, Qaiser, Rashid, Riaz, Saleem, Umar Farooq, M Yaqoob, Adnan and Riaz. The PHP also claimed to have recovered 468 litres of liquor, 5.142 kilogrammes of hashish and 110 grams of heroin from their possession.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 14th, 2017.

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