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65% calls in Phone-in programme related to traffic woes: Police Commissioner

65% calls in Phone-in programme related to traffic woes: Police Commissioner


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 27, 2017:  The Phone-in programme  of the Mangaluru  City Police Commissioner which was launched on August 25 has completed its 25th programme today, January 27, Friday, Police  Commissioner  M Chandra Shekhar has informed and added that so far  a total of 373 out of the 403 phone calls (92.5 %) received have been  fully redressed.

Speaking to reporters here on January 27, Friday, he said 10 complaints, i.e. 2.5% of the complaints were partially redressed while 20 complaints which constitute 5 % of the total complaints have been transferred to other departments.


Mangalore Police Commissioner


The Commissioner said of the total calls received 65% or 251 calls were related to traffic, while 13% or 52 of the calls were pertaining to law and order. He also stated that 14 % or 56 of the calls were pertaining to other departments.

Of the traffic related phone calls,   45% were those related to parking issues, 22 % were bus related issues, 17% over speeding cases   and 14% of the calls were related to other traffic issues.

The Commissioner also stated that so far a total of 48,464 cases have been registered and Rs 39,07,600 fine amount was collected in  the Commissionerate limits.

The Commissioner thanked people for the success of the programme and requested them to call on 0824-2220801 or 0824-2220830 every Friday from 10 am to 11 am in case they have any grievance.

DCP (Law and Order) K M Shantharaju and DCP (Traffic) Sanjeeva Patil were also present at the press meet.


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Adithya M, Mangaluru Fri, January-27-2017, 4:50
This is a good move by the police department to put a hold on traffic violators
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