Matunga police book 1,000 for traffic violations in 3 days
The Matunga traffi c division penalised over 1,000 bikers and motorists for various road infractions during a three- day drive this week.
Majority of the offenders ( 600) were bikers without a helmet, while the other common offence was illegal parking ( 400), said Sujata Patil, senior inspector, who co- ordinated the drive.
“The drive was carried out between 11am and 2pm near Sion junction. A few were pulled up for using dark fi lms on windows and some for driving without a seat belt. Some of those intercepted were activists of political parties and they were fi ned,” Patil said.
Interestingly, 15 police personnel were among those caught for riding without helmets. Some government employees were among those penalized and some government vehicles were also stopped for using dark fi lms.
The drive follows a directive by joint commissioner of police Dr BK Upadhyay to conduct frequent drives and deal strictly with offenders. Days after a woman was named for allegedly attacking her sister- in- law in a property dispute, she has claimed that she was confi ned by the latter.
Preeti Sharma told dna that she has submitted a written complaint to the police, in which she stated that she was earlier prevented from visiting her father by her brother Tarjindar Singh Mehtab and his wife Milli, who allegedly has an eye on the father’s property. Following this, she had approached the court and the court had directed the Azad Maidan police to register a case.
The father has been suffering from dementia for the past seven years and she has alleged that he is not being provided the necessary treatment. “Both my brother and sister- in- law would make excuses and not let me meet my father,” Sharma said on Saturday.
dna reported on June 11 that on Sunday, Milli, 42, complained that Sharma visited the fourth fl oor house at Gurukripa building, on Dr CH Street, and on Sharma’s instigation some persons assaulted her.
The fourth fl oor house was owned by the father, Jaswant, who also owned fl ats on the second and third fl oor of the building. The properties were apparently transferred in the names of Tarjindar and Milli in 2012. However, Sharma has alleged that they did not witness her father sign the documents.
“In May, my brother realised that his wife had been eying the property and got it
Urns containing ashes of former union minister and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde kept at party’s headquarters in Nariman Point on Saturday. They will be sent to BJP’s district offices across Maharashtra for people to pay tributes before immersion —