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Commissioner prohibits long distance luxury buses from entering city during day time

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Nov 02, 2018: Considering the several complaints   by the public regarding the inconveniences caused due to the parking of luxury long distance buses on roadsides  near Milagres and other places in the city, the  Police Commissioner T R Suresh has banned entry of such buses into the city from 8 am to 8 pm.


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The Commissioner was responding to the complaints during phone-in held at his office today.

 A resident of Suratkal drew the attention of the Commissioner  towards the problems arising due to parking of goods vehicles on the roadside near NMPT  bus stand. The Commissioner instructed his officials to initiate action against such vehicles.

Several from  Mannagudda, Mulihitlu and other areas complained about the menace of  the fish lorries which  spill  foul smelling water on road.

 As many as 20 calls were received during the phone-in  on a wide range of issues including  chain snatching cases, thefts and traffic problems. Most  complaints were regarding the city bus services.

DCP (Law and Order)  Hanumantharaya, DCP (Crime) Uma Prashanth, ACP (Traffic) Manjunath Shetty, Canara Bus Operators Association President Rajavarma Ballal, DK District Bus Operators Association President  Dilraj Alva were present among others.