Hyderabad, July 9 : As many as 21 people were sent to jail by different courts for driving in inebriated condition.
While the Third Metropolitan Magistrate B Chengalaraya Nayudu convicted four persons for a period of five days and 16 persons for a period of three days imprisonment each for drunken driving, the Fourth Metropolitan Magistrate Shiva Shanker Prasad convicted five persons for a period of one day imprisonment each for drunken driving.
The Enforcement against Drunk Driving was carried out over the last weekend i.e. on 5th & 6th July. A total of 336 cases were booked against Drunk Drivers. The vehicles of all the respondents were detained. They attended the compulsory counselling sessions at TTI, Begumpet and Goshamahal on Monday.
The respondents were produced before the Third and Fourth Metropolitan Magistrate Court and fine Rs.2000/- to 2,100/- was imposed.
From 1st January, 2013 to 6th July, 2013 total 6920 cases have been registered and total imprisonments are 577 as on date. INN