Over 18,000 e-challan issued to violators

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Islamabad capital police has issued more than 18,000 e-challan to motorists over various traffic violations in federal capital Islamabad through safe city cameras so far, a police public relations officer said.

He said that, following the special directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad, the Islamabad capital police is utilizing all available resources and taking strict measures against the traffic rules violators according to law.

According to the details, Islamabad capital police has issued more than 18,000 e-challan to motorists over various traffic violations so far. CPO Safe City said that the e-challan tickets were delivered to the violators at their home address. A copy of challan was attached with the master file of the vehicles at the excise office over non-payment of penalty amount within the given time, he added. The car owners who were subjected to a fine could not sell or transfer their vehicle until the clearance of dues.

The fine amount could be paid through different banks, mobile accounts and other digital means. He further said that there was a significant decline observed in the number of road mishaps and traffic violations in the federal capital after introducing this new challan system. The move was aimed at getting residents of the capital to abide by traffic laws even in the absence of traffic officers with the use of modern technology, he maintained.