Action expedites against wrong turn violators; 29,720 challan tickets issued

Islamabad, December 15, 2022 (PPI-OT):Keeping in view the safety of the citizens and road safety rules, the Islamabad Capital Police expedited strict action against wrong turn and other traffic rules violators and issued 29,720 fine tickets over wrong turn violations during the ongoing year.

Following the special direction of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan, special squads have been formed, which will be deployed exclusively on all major highways of Islamabad like Expressway, Srinagar Highway, Margalla Road, IJP Road, Murree Road, 7th Avenue and 9th Avenue.

In this regard, orders have been issued to the Zonal DSPs to intensify the action under their supervision. Special awareness campaigns have also been launched on the dangers and harms of wrong turn and other traffic violations. Special broadcasts have also been aired on radio FM 92.4 through which the public can be informed about the disadvantages of wrong turn while driving.

On this occasion, he said that strict action against traffic rules, specifically wrong turn violators, would be taken. Drivers will be not only challenged but also prosecuted in police stations as per law. Citizens are also requested not to violate traffic rules for the protection of life and property of themselves and others and ensure the compliance of traffic laws.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Police
Data centre H-11, Admin Block,
Police Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9258371 Ext (160)
Fax: +92-51-4443180

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