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Police carry out drive to remove tinted glass

CHURACHANDPUR | May 14 : A drive to remove tinted glass was carried out in Churachandpur by traffic police, under the supervision of additional SP and SDPOs.

All kinds of tinted films used in car windows were removed during the drive. The police also informed the drivers to cooperate so as to avoid penalties and punishment as per amendment in Motor Vehicle Act.

According to police source, tinted glass in one of the major factor in occurrence of many crimes like rape, molestation, bomb blasts and others. In exceptional cases, tinted glasses may apply to vehicles of Home department through SP office. Tinted films of any degree or percentage on glass of any vehicle are illegal as per Supreme Court and Motor Vehicle Act, it added.

Three two wheeler vehicles and three cars were seized today morning by a combined team of Thoubal and Kakching commando led by DSP (CDO), Y.Premjit, OCs of Kakching PS, Pallel PS and Hiyanglam PS, second OC of Kakching PS, teams of Thoubal CDO including women personnel under the supervision of SP, Kakching district police, Victoria Yengkhom (MPS) while conducting drives at Sora Mamang and Maning Leikai.

Sources from police said that the vehicles were seized as their drivers were unable to produce necessary documents. The vehicles have been brought to Kakching police station for proper verification. The owners are being informed to bring the required documents.

The vehicles that were seized today are one Honda Dio of yellow colour without registration, one Honda Activa of grey colour (MN - 01Q - 5413), one Yamaha R-15 of red colour ( MN-04QD- 1016), a Red coloured Maruti Alto Lxi car (MN - 07D - 0372 ) and two Hyundai Creta cars of white colour (MN - 7D -3449 and MN -7D - 2530).

In the meantime, a drive to seize vehicles that have tinted glass for windows, began today by a team of Kakching police and traffic police of Kakching district under the supervision of SP Victoria at Kakching bazaar areas and the defaulters were seized and made to pay fines.

In the first day of the drive, 13 vehicles were seized and their drivers were fined and a warning was given that the glasses must be removed.

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