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Sunday, 30 August 2020

Ambala police launch special drive, 2,439 vehicles challaned

Tribune News Service
Ambala, August 29

The Ambala district police have launched a night dominance drive to check crime and movement of criminals and anti-social elements in the district.

SP Abhishek Jorwal said 2,439 vehicles and 170 public places, 47 suspected elements were challaned under the drive. In all 49 vehicles were challaned for various offences, 10 gamblers were arrested with Rs 18,225 cash, a drug peddler was held with 1,100-gram ganja and 23 bottles of illicit liquor were also recovered.

Under the drive, almost 90 per cent of the total police force ventured out from 10 pm to 4 am in order to keep the criminals at bay in the district.

During this exercise carried out on Friday night, the police laid 47 check-posts across the district, including all entry and exit points, and checked all vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists found moving out in the night. Besides, public places, hotels, restaurants, dharamshalas, slum colonies and other suspected hideouts of the criminals were also screened.

Hundreds of suspected elements were challaned besides, several vehicles were impounded and illicit arms, ammunition and liquor were seized.

He appealed to the district residents to cooperate with the police and inform the police about the presence or movement of any criminal, suspected or anti-social element in their vicinity.

2 phones recovered in jail

Ambala: Two mobile phones were recovered from the Central Jail here, the police said on Saturday. Central Jail Deputy Superintendent Bhupinder Singh reported to the local police that two mobile phones with batteries were recovered on August 28. — TNS

from The Tribune

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