Several jailed, Hyderabad traffic police

Hyderabad: Hyderabad traffic police caught 1,244 drunken drivers this month and they were produced before the III and IV Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) courts in Nampally.

The IV MM court sentenced a 35-year-old businessman, who caught with Blood Alcohol Content to 60 days imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 3,300.

The courts sentenced imprisonment to 280, permanently cancelled the driving licence of 10 and temporarily suspended the licence of 61 offenders.

The courts have also imposed Rs. 26,95,500 fine on the offenders. Nine were jailed for driving without a licence and driving while talking over the phone.