A special drive against consuming liquor at public place is being carried out by Chandigarh Police regularly in different parts of the city. Yesterday also under this drive total 16 cases were registered in different police stations in the jurisdiction of Chandigarh under 68-1-14 Excise Act in which 16 person were arrested for consuming liquor at public places.
During this year under this move, total 557 cases under Excise Act (450 cases U/S 68-1-14 Excise Act and 107 cases U/S 61-1-14 Excise Act) have been registered in different police stations of Chandigarh.
In this move till date 285 cases have been convicted and some are under trial.
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 female from eve-teasing, chasing/stalking etc. This drive will be continuing in future, the general public is requested for not breaking the provisions of this law.