Chandigarh Police is regularly conducting special drive against consuming of liquor at public place and which is being carried out in every part of the city from time to time. Chandigarh Police is strict against every person found breaking the provisions of this law regarding drinking at public place.
Chandigarh Police registered 542 cases U/S 68(1)B PP Act 2007 in which 590 persons were apprehended while consuming liquor at public place between 01 June 2018 to 30.08.2018. Chandigarh Police is giving special emphasis to curb this offence by seizing the vehicle also used in this offence. Total 50 Vehicles were also seized in this period. 298 persons have been convicted in which total fine of Rs. 4,50,750/- has been imposed till date.
Public Drinking cases w.e.f. 01.06.2018 to 30.08.2018
|PS||Cases registered||Persons apprehended||Convicted||Total fine imposed||No. of Vehicles Seized|
|Two Wheeler||Four Wheeler|
|Maloya||14||15||5||2100||1 (Three Wheeler)||1|
This drive of Chandigarh Police restrains the drunken driving & road rage as well as petty crime in the city. Moreover it is also discouraging social crime such as hooliganism, brawl, spontaneous quarrel which sometimes leads to serious offences also. It is pertinent to mention here that this drive was initiated with the special concern of safety & security of the girls/women from eve-teasing, chasing/stalking etc.
Further, Chandigarh Police appeals to the general public to follow the rules and provisions of law. Strict action shall be continued to be taken against such violations in the future.