Tampering of number plate widespread in Hyderabad
Hyderabad: In a proposal to escape traffic-violation challans from thetraffic police officers, drivers in the city, with an idea in ‘no number plate, no challan’ ideological background, are riding automobiles without enrollment number plates. Following a fierceness of substantial challans versus website traffic lawbreakers, under ‘Traffic Action Plan’, an unique drive by the City website traffic police, individuals, specifically young people, are either concealing or getting rid of the enrollment layers entirely to stay clear of challans.
This year, website traffic police had actually released over 1.3 lakh challans and also most notably, greater than 500 instances were reserved versus those meddling and also concealing number plates. Motorists are seen taking severe procedures to stay clear of challans, that includes folding, gluing and also damaging number plates, repainting an incorrect figure or focusing reflective sticker labels and also also covering home plate with a face mask, with an objective to make the website traffic police officers not check out home plate number and also miss out on the challan. Such procedures of evasion have actually gotten to an entire brand-new degree in the City, formerly uncommon.
According to lawbreakers, police are consistently releasing substantial challans on one or the various other infraction with penalties varying from Rs 100 to Rs 1000. They state that a challan of Rs 200 is being enforced for stop-line infraction, regardless of the majority of roadways doing not have stop-line markings.
Curiously, a challan of ‘disobedience of orders’ of Rs 500 is likewise being contributed to infractions such as not putting on safety helmets. Following website traffic policies is advantageous as it boosts the website traffic circulation, however breaking the standard and also releasing substantial challans for infractions under the pretense of ‘disobedience of orders’ are basically enhancing the challan prices and also melting an opening in the commoner’s pocket.
Observers state that to stay clear of such challans, individuals are riding automobiles with tampered or without number plates, which is a crime. “When police initiates special checks on roads, they avoid such routes or make U-turns from the spots. They sternly believe in ‘no number plate – no challan’ ideology and accordingly are riding vehicles without number plates,” claimed Asif Hussain, among the onlookers. He includes,”Such violators are mostly youngsters, the police must not only impose challans on such a criminal offence but also spread awareness along with their parents”
Recently, Hyderabad website traffic police introduced an unique drive versus meddling, repairing, uneven and also lack of lorry enrollment plates. Hyderabad Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) A V Ranganath had actually likewise released a caution that automobiles without certificate plates and also those with numbers or letters eliminated will certainly be restrained. He claimed that individuals damage the enrollment number plates to leave website traffic challans. “Criminal cases will be booked against those plying on City roads with tampered vehicle registration numbers,” he included.
“During the special drive, we are seizing such vehicles for violation of the prescribed number plate display rule and are also lodging a complaint at the nearest local law and order police station. A criminal case is booked and the vehicle owner is arrested,” notifiedRanganath
Of the 1,32,392 e-challans released over for number plate policy infraction this year, the police has actually reserved 525 criminal instances versus such lawbreakers.