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482 bikers challaned, 269 vehicles impounded in Delhi

Posted on Apr 06 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, April 6 : A total 482 bikers were issued challans and 269 vehicles impounded by the police during a special drive against traffic violators in Delhi.

From Saturday midnight till Sunday early morning, at least 900 two-wheelers were checked. Of these, 213 were issued challans on the spot and 269 vehicles impounded during the drive in the New Delhi district, police said.

"Pickets were put up at 52 points," said a police officer.

He added the drive is to stop bikers from breaking rules by riding zig-zag, honking and performing stunts while weaving through traffic and bringing it to a halt besides jeopardizing their lives and that of others.

Police also detained 250 juvenile riders. However, they were allowed to go following counselling and after their parents were called.

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