CHANDIGARH PO CHANDIGARH POLICE BRIEF & OTHER POLICE PRESS NOTES DATED

22.03.2019

Special drive against consuming liquor at public place was carried out at different parts of the city in which total 25 cases U/S 68-1 (B) Punjab Police Act 2007 & 510 IPC got registered.

In continuation of a special drive against consuming liquor at public place, yesterday, the drive was carried out at different parts of the city. Under this drive total 25 different cases U/S 68-1(B) Punjab Police Act 2007 & 510 IPC got registered in different police stations of Chandigarh in which total 33 persons were arrested while consuming liquor at public place. All later on bailed out. The detail of police Stations in which cases U/S 68-1 (B) Punjab Police Act 2007 & 510 got registered:- PS-03= 5 cases, PS-11 = 6 cases, PS-17 = 1 case, PS-26 = 2 cases, PS- Ind. Area= 1 case, PS- Manimajra= 1 case, PS- 31= 1 case, PS- 36= 7 cases, PS- 39= 1 case.

This drive will be continuing in future, the general public is requested for not breaking the law.

One arrested under NDPS Act

Chandigarh Police arrested Ashok R/o # 588, Sector-38/A, Chandigarh from near CAP Complex, Chandigarh andrecovered 10 gram heroin and 50 injections of drugs from his possession on 21.03.2019. A case FIR No. 38, U/S 21, 22 NDPS Act has been registered in PS- Sarangpur, Chandigarh. Investigation of the case is in progress.

One arrested for applying fake number plate

Chandigarh Police arrested Sanjiv Kumar R/o # 291, Milk Colony, Village- Dhanas, Chandigarh from near Shankar rice mill, Village- Daria, Chandigarh while he was using fake Registration number PB-01B-1166 on tempo traveler, where as its original No. is HR-99SF-(T)-1166. In this regard, a case FIR No. 82, U/S 473 IPC has been registered in PS-Ind. Area Chandigarh. Investigation of the case is in progress.

Deterred public servant while discharging govt. duty

A case FIR No. 47, U/S 332, 353, 441, 34 IPC has been registered in PS-Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh on the complaint of C. Sandeep Kumar 5195/CP, Driver, PCR Vehicle who alleged that Ramesh Pal R/o # 291, EWS Colony, Phase-2, Village- Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh and 3 others deterred, manhandled and torn uniform of complainant while performing govt. duty at near # 288, EWS Colony, Part-2, Village- Mauli Jagran, Chandigarh on 21.03.2019. Ramesh Pal (age- 32 yrs) has been arrested in this case. Investigation of the case is in progress.

MV Theft

Navdeep R/o # 2471, Sector-40/C, Chandigarh reported that unknown person stolen away complainant’s activa scooter No. CH-01AN-4324 while parked near SCO No. 1043, Sector-22/B, Chandigarh on 16.03.2019. A case FIR No. 78, U/S 379 IPC has been registered in PS-17, Chandigarh. Investigation of the case is in progress.

Snatching

Prem Chand @ Mahinder R/o # 1048, Sector-43/B, Chandigarh reported that 02 unknown persons occupant of motor cycle sped away after snatched complainant’s mobile phone from near Laxmi Narain Mandir, Sector-44, Chandigarh on 21.03.2019. A case FIR No. 72, U/S 356, 379, 34 IPC has been registered in PS-34, Chandigarh. Investigation of the case is in progress.

Dowry

A lady resident of Sector-51, Chandigarh, alleged that her husband & others resident of Distt.- Bhatinda, Punjab harassed complainant’s to bring more dowry. A case FIR No. 55, U/S 406, 498-A IPC has been registered in PS-Women, Chandigarh. Investigation of case is in progress.

A lady resident of Phase-I, Ramdarbar, Chandigarh alleged that her husband & others resident of Distt.-Sector-38 West, Chandigarh harassed complainant’s to bring more dowry. A case FIR No. 56, U/S 406, 498-A IPC has been registered in PS-Women, Chandigarh. Investigation of case is in progress.

A lady resident of Sector-26, Chandigarh, alleged that her husband resident of New Delhi harassed complainant’s to bring more dowry. A case FIR No. 57, U/S 406, 498-A IPC has been registered in PS-Women, Chandigarh. Investigation of case is in progress.

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Chandigarh,22.3.2019-

Holi Festival, Chandigarh Police

On the eve of Holi Festival, Chandigarh Police conducted special drive against drunken driving, overspeeding, without helmets, triple riding and other traffic violations in the city.

During this drive, 1298 violators have been challaned for various traffic offences and 328 vehicles have been impounded. The description of the same is as under:-

S.

No.

Offence

Challans

1.

Without Helmet

849

2.

Triple Riding

144

3.

Drunken Driving

130

On the eve of Holi festival during this special checking, driving licences of approx. 200 drivers will be recommended for suspension for the violations of drunken driving, speeding, red light jump and use of mobile phone while driving. Further, during this year upto 21.3.2019, more than 1657 cases for suspension on driving license have been recommended by Chandigarh Traffic police.

It is pertinent to mention that during this year upto 21.3.2019, 1269 offenders have been booked for the violation of drunken driving.

As per Section 185 of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, offender of drunken driving shall be punishable for the first offence with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, or with both.

Further, as per Section 20 (2) of MV Act, 1988, drunken driving offender’s driving license shall be disqualified for period of not less than six months.

As per Section 22(2) of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988, if a person, having been previously convicted of an offence punishable under Section 185 is again convicted of an offence punishable under that section, the Court, making such subsequent conviction shall, by order, cancel the Driving Licence held by such person.

Chandigarh Police appeals to the general public to please follow traffic rules and regulations for their own safety.