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Mangaluru: Action against fish transport vehicles discharging wastewater on roads

Mangaluru: Action against fish transport vehicles discharging wastewater on roads

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Mangaluru, Sep 30, 2016 : Taking a cue from its counterpart in Kasaragod, the city police will be acting against fish transport vehicles discharging waste water on the city roads.


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Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime and Traffic) M. Sanjeev Patil made this assurance to a caller who highlighted problems caused to motorists and residents by these vehicles bound to Kerala.

During the weekly phone-in programme held at the office of the Police Commissioner on Friday, Nemu Kottary, a resident of Gujjarakere, said since one year he and other citizens have been fighting against this issue. Mr. Kottary said this waste water has led to roads becoming slippery. It has become difficult for residents of Pandeshwar, Monkey Stand, Jeppu, Marnamikatta and Thokkottu to bear with foul smell emanating from the discharged water.

Mr. Kottary said the problem is faced only by the city. These vehicles stop discharging water on the road as soon as they enter Kerala, after crossing Talapady checkpost, where there is strict enforcement by police, he added.

Keywords: Mangaluru, city police, fish transport, vehicles, wastewater, slippery roads, Kerala

Courtesy:The Hindu

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Comments on this Article
Bhavani K, Mangaluru Sat, October-1-2016, 12:35
Mouth waters seeing the fishes but the smell oh no .
Gopalkrishna Iyyer, Suratkal Sat, October-1-2016, 12:06
The action has to be taken on the transporting fish .They have ti use the freezer based vans
Manjunath, bunder Fri, September-30-2016, 10:22
A good move by police , As the road stinks on our way to school too
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