14 pickets established to curb one-wheeling


Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has established 14 special police pickets and constituted special squads to curb one-wheeling and road stunt activities in the city.
Following the directions of Inspector General of Police Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar, these pickets have been established to check practices of one wheeling, car racing and rash driving which not only put the lives of violators in danger but also of other road users.
Various teams and special squads of ITP would continuously patrol in various areas of the city especially at 7th avenue, 9th avenue, Margallah Road, Kashmir Highway, Expressway, Murree Road to take action against speedsters who play stunt on the roads.
The policemen of these teams and squads performing in these areas would ensure special vigilance and stop youngsters to get involved in these stunts putting their lives on risk. SSP (Traffic) Farrukh Rasheed said that strict action would be taken against one-wheelers and rash drivers.
He appealed the parents to ensure strict vigilance of their children and do not allow them to play stunt on the roads and risk their lives.
“Such steps by the ITP have the only purpose to ensure safe road environment for the citizens of Islamabad,” he said but termed the cooperation of the parents vital to stop such life-threatening stunts. —APP