JK News Today
Srinagar, April 12:
IGP Traffic Basant Rath today seized the vehicle of a former legislator and district president of ruling PDP for violating traffic law. Later, he was dropped to his home in traffic police’s vehicle.
Official sources said Rath has intercepted the vehicle of a former PDP Lawmaker near Rajbagh who was travelling in his official car. During checking the documents, Rath felt that he was not carrying certain things which were a formal case requiring the seizure of the vehicle. He seized the vehicle instantly and offered his own vehicle to the politician that dropped him at his home.
Basant Rath has been aggressively implementing rule of law on the road ever since he took over as the IGP traffic. He did certain rudimentary shifts in Jammu and then flew to Srinagar with the change. He has already cleared the pavements from the wayside encroachers and has been seen personally acting against the violators.
The Traffic IGP also using the social websites as a major tool to communicate, and interact.