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Police asked to take stern action against erring officials

Written by: Staff

Kolkata, Mar 24 (UNI) A Division Bench of Calcutta High Court today directed police to take stern action against those, using red light on their cars violating the strictures, issued by the Central and the state governments.

The Bench comprising Chief Justice V S Sarpurkar and Justice Ashok Kumar Ganguly also directed police to file a report within four months on the action they had taken against those using red lights.

The court passed the order on a petition, filed by city-based All India Minority Forum.

Meanwhile, state government counsel Debasish Kar Gupta placed a report before the Bench, stating that it had already issued notification who could use red lights on their cars.

Mr Kar Gupta also pleaded before the court that police had already been asked to take action against the erring officials for using the red lightS on their cars.

Earlier, a two-judge Bench of the high court also issued an order restricting the use of red lights on their cars used by the VIPs.

The order specifically categorised the norms about the use of red lights on the cars and asked police to book the people using red lights on their cars.


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