2,000 vehicles impounded in Valley

May 14, 2017

Kathmandu - Traffic police have impounded around 2,000 vehicles for operating in violation of the rule of prohibition of vehicles without permit today, the election day.

The Election Commission has prohibited operation of vehicles from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm except those with permit from EC, ambulance, and vehicles carrying security personnel.

According to Police Inspector of Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Division, Madhusudan Silwal, a total of 1,834 motorcycles, 76 cars, 28 trucks, eight micro buses and six buses were impounded till 1:00 pm.

Twenty-five thousand rupees would be fined if vehicles are found operating against EC's code of conduct while traffic police could fine Rs 500-Rs 5,000 if vehicles are found operated in prohibited areas.

Two polling centers beyond contact in Dolpa

Dolpa- Two polling centers in upper Dolpa are out of contact. The polling centres in Chharkatangsong Rural Municipality based Dherang and Kagkot are beyond the contact. The district police office had not been able to establish a contact due to disturbance in communication lines.

Except these centers, polling is reportedly taking place normally and peacefully in the district. RSS

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