Delhi Govt, police strict drive against B/ls, 32 drivers arrested

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New Delhi, Oct 11 (UNI) In its drive against rampaging Bluelines buses after Sunday's horrific accident, the Delhi Police today arrested 32 drivers and seized 130 buses for various violations even as the Delhi government said the situation would ease in the next four weeks.

A total of 776 buses were prosecuted and action taken against 32 under section 184 of the motor Vehicle act.

Meanwhile, as part of its drive against Bluelines, the Delhi Government's monitoring cell seized 41 buses, 30 of them for not installing speed governors. A total of 166 challans were issued against 90 Blueline buses.

Talking to newspersons, Delhi Transport Minister Haroon Yousuf expressed optimism that the situation would ease in the next four weeks.

He said 30 new DTC buses would be on the roads next month.

Thereafter, 40 new buses would be added to the city's transport fleet every month.

On today's directions by the Delhi High Court that the seized busses would not be released, the Minister said the court order would be implemented.


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