Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbai traffic police collect Rs 9 crore from lockdown violators between 20 March to 13 May

Mumbai traffic police collected Rs 9 crore by issuing challans to those violating lockdown norms in the city since the travel restrictions came into force in March, an official said.

Press Trust of India May 14, 2020 15:21:34 IST
Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbai traffic police collect Rs 9 crore from lockdown violators between 20 March to 13 May

Mumbai: Mumbai traffic police collected Rs 9 crore by issuing challans to those violating lockdown norms in the city since the travel restrictions came into force in March, an official said.

He also informed that nearly 18 people lost their lives in road accidents in Mumbai from 23 March to 12 May.

The police collected Rs 9 crore by issuing challans to those violating lockdown norms from 20 March to 13 May, he said.

Nearly 73,735 two-wheeler riders were penalised for not wearing a helmet, 36,248 people were fined for disobeying public order, 11,611 for failing to produce a valid licence and over 6,354 for driving without a licence, the official said, adding that 2,09,188 challans were generated.

He said nearly 3,37,136 people have been penalised so far for various offences by the traffic police department amid the lockdown.

The official also said that 18 people were killed in as many accidents between 23 March and 12 May, while 38 people were seriously injured in 28 accidents during the lockdown.

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