97 jailed for drunken driving in city

Hyderabad: During the week from October 23 to 27, the city police filed 472 charge-sheets against drunken drivers and produced them before the III and IV Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Erramanzil, here.

The court awarded imprisonment to 97 accused and suspended license of seven erring drivers besides realizing fine of Rs 10,03,600. The convicts were sent to Chanchalguda Jail. Police said the convicts may face difficulties in getting govt. jobs, passport and visa clearance. The offenders would be sent for counseling at TTI Goshamahal and Begumpet, the police said. (NSS)