40 illegally parked vehicles seized, challaned

Excelsior Correspondent
SAMBA, Oct 13: In its drive against parking of vehicles at unauthorised places, district police Samba has challaned and seized 40 number of vehicles under various sections of law for wrong parking in Main Bazaar Vijaypur and NHW Vijaypur.
During the drive, a police party of Police Station, Vijaypur in collaboration with Traffic Police has challaned and seized 40 illegally parked vehicles in main market and along the by-lanes of Jammu-Pathankot National Highway Samba. An amount of Rs 50,000 generated from challaned vehicles is deposited in Government revenue and the seized vehicles have been kept under the custody of Police Station, Vijaypur.
It is very known that people have the habit of parking vehicles in public places/roadsides which becomes one of the main factors in road accidents and traffic jams.
District police Samba has made an appeal to the general public not to park their vehicles wrongly and illegally at places leading to road accidents or causing impediment in smooth flow of traffic movement. Any violation in this regard will be viewed seriously and should be dealt firmly under law.