Berhampur, Sept 11 (LocalWire): Police continued their crackdown on drunken driving and arrested eight persons on Tuesday in and around Silk City. All the accused were booked under Section 185 of Motor Vehicles Act and have been forwarded to special court today.
‘While checking for drunken driving, we detected ten cases in different places. Of them, eight riders have been arrested,’ said SP (Berhampur) Pinak Mishra.
He other two were released on health grounds after police recommended the licensing authority to cancel their driving license, he said. The vehicles of the offenders have been seized, police said.
SP (Berhampur) said the crackdown would be continued against drunken driving in the district. ‘We are committed to enforce road safety and there will be zero tolerance against drunken driving,’ the SP said.