City Traffic Police, who launched a week-long drive against helmetless riders in city from July 18 to July 26 have booked 12,037 cases and collected a whooping Rs. 12,03,700 as fine.

City Police Commissioner, in a press release, has said that while N.R. Traffic Police who booked a highest number of 4,176 cases have collected spot fine of Rs. 4.17 lakh, as Devaraja Police booked 4,046 cases to net in Rs. 4.04 lakh as fine and K.R. Police booked 3,815 cases and collected Rs. 3.81 lakh as fine.

Police Commissioner Dr. M.A. Saleem has appealed to the two-wheeler riders to wear helmets and comply with the traffic rules for their own safety and added that the erring two-wheeler riders will be booked in compliance of law.

He has also said that while first time offenders will be penalised Rs. 100, second time offenders will be penalised Rs. 200 and the third time offenders will have to lose their driving licence as the city Police will write to the concerned Regional Transport Officer (RTO) to cancel the licence.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore