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1,752 charged with drunken driving in Delhi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 Jan 2018 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Jan 1: As many as 1,752 cases were registered for drunken driving in the tiol capital during New Year celebrations, police said on Monday.

“This is the total number of offenders caught before and after midnight,” Deependra Pathak, the Special Commissioner of Police, told the media. Pathak said “high-degree of safety and security” was ensured with thousands of police personnel deployed in different areas across the city. He said 16,720 challans were issued for all kinds of traffic violations, from Sunday afternoon to late at night. A total of 3,665 people were prosecuted for driving without helmet. (IANS)

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