1,498 drunk drivers caught, 313 sent to jail

Hyderabad: Traffic Police was continuing its drive against the drunken drivers to ensure road safety. Up to March 30, the cops caught 1,498 drivers for driving vehicles in drunken condition and produced them before the Metropolitan Magistrate Courts, Nampally.

The III and IV MM Magistrates awarded jail term to 313 offenders and permanently cancelled/suspended Driving licenses of 39 others. The Courts imposed fine of Rs 32,26,200 on traffic violators. All the violators were sentenced to imprisonment and sent to Chanchalguda Jail.