Traffic Police instructed to file cases against the drivers who don’t follow the odd-even rule
"Nepal government has allowed private vehicles to operate on an odd-even basis. The Home Ministry has asked them to be strict as they have not complied with the directive."
The Home Ministry has directed to tighten the security as soon as the infection of Covid 19 spreads in the Kathmandu Valley. Following the instructions of the Home Ministry, it has started strictly checking whether the passengers in the vehicles are wearing masks or not, whether more people than specified are traveling or not.
Nepal government has allowed private vehicles to operate on an odd-even basis. Although two people on a motorcycle and more than three people in a private car are not allowed to travel, the Home Ministry has asked them to be strict as they have not complied with the directive.
Following the letter from the Home Ministry, the Metropolitan Traffic Police has set up checkpoints at 56 places.
During the checking, action has been initiated against the vehicles that do not follow the instructions of the government.
"We have been holding vehicles that do not follow the government's instructions for a few hours to three days," he said. If anyone is disobedient and or does not oblige to follow the rule, we have been instructed to file a case against them, ”said Traffic Police Chief Bhim Prasad Dhakal.
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