Guwahati Traffic Police Collects Fines Worth Rs 1.72 Lakh During Durga Puja
GUWAHATI: Under the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act 2019, the Guwahati Traffic Police collected fines worth Rs. 1.72 Lakh between October 5th to October 8th, during Durga Puja festivities.
As per reports, a total of 630 cases were booked, wherein 161 persons were fined on the spot and 369 non FIR cases were recorded during the four days.
According to an official, 129 cases of drunken driving were detected.
Meanwhile, Kamrup (Metro) district saw a total of 19 road traffic accidents during those four days of Durga Puja, as per reports by Mrityunjoy 108 ambulance service.
Out of this, on October 5 or Saptami, Guwahati witnessed no road traffic accidents. However, one accident was reported on October 6, while 8 accidents were reported on October 7 and 10 cases were reported on the day of Dussehra, October 8.
In total, 550 accidents were reported to Mrityunjoy 108 ambulance service across Assam during the four days of Durga Puja.