Islamabad traffic police kicks off crackdown against offenders

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad traffic police has launched a crackdown against traffic offenders.

On directions of Interior minister Ahsan Iqbal, cops taken action against thousands of traffic offenders for violating traffic rules such as over-speeding, triple-riding, driving without seat-belt and helmet, using mobile-phone while driving, and wrong-side driving.

As many as 8215 motorcyclists offenders have issued challans for violating traffic rules and for not wearing helmets.

1600 people were fined who caught driving while using mobile phones followed by 1152 were issued challans for having fancy number plates.

2394 were issued challans for not using seatbelts while 90 VIPs were also fined for violations of traffic roles.