Over 68,000 e-challan tickets issued through safe city cameras


ISLAMABAD, Feb 04 (DNA): Islamabad capital police safe city E-challan
system has issued 68,911 fine tickets to motorists over various traffic
rules violations in federal capital Islamabad through safe city cameras
so far, a police public relations officer said.

He said that, following the special directions of Inspector General of
Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan, the Islamabad capital police
is utilizing all available resources and taking strict measures against
the traffic rules violators according to law.

According to the details, the Islamabad capital police have issued 654
e-challan tickets during the last 24 hours and a total of 68,911
e-challan tickets to motorists have been issued over various traffic
rules violations so far.

CPO Safe City said that the e-challan tickets were delivered to the
violators at their home address. A copy of challan was attached with the
master file of the vehicles at the excise office over non-payment of
penalty amount within the given time, he added.

The car owners who were subjected to a fine could not sell or transfer
their vehicle until the clearance of dues. The fine amount could be paid
through different banks, mobile accounts and other digital means.

He further said that there was a significant decline observed in the
number of road mishaps and traffic violations in the federal capital
after introducing this new challan system.

The move was aimed at getting residents of the capital to abide by
traffic laws even in the absence of traffic officers with the use of
modern technology, he maintained.