Arunachal police collected a fine of Rs 3.18 lakh in a single day during the special operation.

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Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Police on Saturday recovered a fine of Rs 3.18 lakh from violators of traffic rules during a special vehicle checking drive at Nyadar Namlo near Raj Bhavan here.

Capital Superintendent of Police Jimmy Chiram said a special campaign was launched to smooth the flow of traffic, reduce the risk of road accidents and, most importantly, raise awareness about traffic safety.
The SP said that all vehicle owners must affix High Security Registration Plate (HSRP) on their vehicles and failure to do so will result in penalty.

Failure to install HSRP plates on the vehicle can result in a fine of Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000.

SP Chiram also said that the number of road accidents in the state capital has come down in the last one year.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Nobin Jomoh said the special vehicle check campaign started at 8 am and continued till 2.30 pm.

“A fine of Rs 3.18 lakh has been collected from those violating the traffic rules while we have also confiscated a total of 18 vehicles on that day. Sub-Inspector LB Chhetri received a total fine of Rs. 1.05 lakh from 43 violators while Chief Constables Tajum Tatu and D Marde received Rs. 2.13 lakh from 78 offenders.

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