20 vehicles seized, 30 Challaned, 7 arrested in Kishtwar

KISHTWAR: While continuing its campaign against the encroachments of the footpaths, lanes and bi-lanes in the town, Kishtwar Police has taken into custody a number of persons for the violation of section 36 Police Act. The complaints have been lodged against these persons in the Competent Court of Law. The police seized a number of illegal Reheris in this regard. Besides the police seized a number of vehicles and Challaned many found violating the provisions of Motor Vehicle Act.
Keeping in view the complaints of encroachment of footpaths, lanes and bi-lanes in the town the police has initiated a drive for taking action against the illegal encroachers and the Reheriwalas under section 36 Police Act and also arrested seven persons in this regard namely Irshad Ahmad son of Aziz Mohd Ganai resident of Bon- Astan Kishtwar, Mohd Maqbool son of Jamal Din resident of Chenani Udhampur, Mohd Iqrar son of Abdul Rehman resident of UP, Asif Hussain son of Ghulam Rasool Bagwan resident of Bagwan Mohalla Kishtwar, Shah Jahan son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Wasser Kund Kishtwar, Shabir Ahmad son of Ghulam Mohd resident of Gurinal Chatroo, Mohd Ashraf son of Aziz Mohd resident of Baerwar Kishtwar.
Besides, the police seized a number of illegal Reheris from the possession of these violators. The complaints under section 36 Police Act have been lodged against them in the Court of Executive Magistrate 1st class Kishtwar.
Besides, police has seized 20 vehicles for violating various provisions of law and has challaned another 30 vehicles violating the provisions of Motor Vehicle Act.
The police has advised the youths and students riding two wheelers especially Bikes to wear the crash helmets and avoid rash and negligent driving.
The Senior Superintendent of Police Kishtwar Abrar Chowdhary made it categorically clear that the habitual offenders of bikes shall be proceeded against by registration of FIRs if they continue to violate the rules and continue rash and negligent riding besides avoiding the use of crash helmets.

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