SHILLONG, May 17: The Shillong Traffic Police has collected an amount of Rs 13,31,730 as fine during the month of April, 2018.
This amount was Rs six lakhs more than what was collected in the month of March 2018 which garnered Rs. 6,65,450.
The fines were realised from the violators committing offences under provisions of the MV Act.
It may be mentioned that a total of 509 motorists were fined for wrong parking, 172 for “No Entry” violation, 559 for driving without seatbelt, 42 were compounded for driving under the influence of alcohol (Drunken Driving) and Non – FIR was taken up for four offenders for the same.
About 279 were fined for driving without license, 19 for Permit violation, 49 for driving without Helmet in addition to the other offences under the MV Act.