Hyderabad: In a special drive by the Hyderabad police, as many as 2,220 minors have been booked this year for driving vehicles. “This year, so far 2,220 minors have been booked for driving vehicles and we have filed charge-sheet in around 1,732 cases.
The court has imposed a fine of Rs 1, 61, 700 on these minors,” Hyderabad’s Anil Kumar, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic), told ANI. Kumar added that this year no one has been convicted but last year few minors were sent to the juvenile home.
As part of the drive, college students were sensitised about the consequences and accidents that result in injuries and deaths. The special drive of the city police will continue until instances of minor driving vehicles come down significantly.