2,756 booked for drunken driving in HaryanaAugust 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) The Haryana traffic police have fined 2,756 people for drunken driving in the last three months, a police spokesman said here Thursday.The tickets were issued during a special campaign to curb drunken driving and reduce accidents on highways in the state, the spokesman said.
The traffic police had set up a check post at the toll plaza on National Highway (NH) No. 1 near Karnal town, 120 km from here.
The spokesman said that Rs.1.27 million had been recovered as penalty from 2,204 drivers who were caught driving drunk.
A court in Karnal was handling 552 more cases.