Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 21, 2018: As a part of the month long celebration of the 5th Anniversary of the establishment of High Court of Manipur, “Mobile Traffic Lok Adalat” was organised at various places of Imphal East and Imphal West District viz. Kwakeithel, Patsoi, Heirangoithong, G.M. Hall, Kongba Bazar, Khabeisoi and Mantripukhri area, today
It was organised by Manipur State Legal Services Authority in association with superintendent of police, Imphal West and Imphal East district, traffic control police wing, Imphal and transport department during 8.30 am to 1.00 pm.
The traffic drive was mainly concentrated on private non-commercial vehicles to ensure that laws relating to use of helmets, wearing of seat belts, use of mobile phone while driving, drunken driving, driving without valid licence, valid R.C. book, were complied with by the public to ensure road safety and also to spread awareness on traffic rules and regulations.
A total of 590 cases of traffic offences were settled generating a total amount of Rs. 96,290 as fines.
Commendation certificate along with a gift was presented to 71 persons who were found to be complying with the Motor Vehicle Act and Rules. Pamphlets containing traffic rules and regulations were also distributed amongst the general public to generate public awareness.
As a part of the Traffic Awareness Programme, Skit Play based on traffic rules and regulations were also performed by “Nokphade” team in front of G.P. Women’s College, Nongmeibung and Lamlong area.