Police crack whip on Chinese language string sellers
Amritsar, January 13
Amidst the rising demand for taking stringent potential motion towards these promoting Chinese language kite string, the police have began including rigorous part just like the Wildlife Safety and Atmosphere Acts to the FIR.
In two instances registered previously two days, the Amritsar Rural police and the Tarn Taran police added Sections 39 and 51 of the Wildlife Safety Act and Part 15 of the Atmosphere Act towards the accused.
Transfer comes after cM Mann’s order
- Following the dying of a kid after artificial kite string entangled round his neck leading to slitting his throat in Ropar, Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann had directed all of the Deputy Commissioners to take strict motion towards the violators dealing in unlawful sale of acrylic kite string.
Following the dying of a kid after artificial kite string entangled round his neck leading to slitting his throat in Ropar, Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann had directed all of the Deputy Commissioners to take strict motion towards the violators dealing in unlawful sale of acrylic kite string.
Within the majority of instances of seizure of Chinese language string, the police have registered instances underneath Part 188 of the IPC (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), which is bailable.
“The offender can go scot free after submitting bail within the police station itself. The federal government ought to orders stringent measures and motion towards the perpetrators,” mentioned Dr Rohan Mehra, nationwide president of the Anti-Crime and Animal Safety Affiliation. He identified that regardless of the ban order by the federal government and district administrations, the sale of artificial string continued unchecked albeit secretly.
The rampant use of Chinese language string could possibly be witnessed when youth and kids could possibly be seen utilizing the artificial string in the course of the Lohri pageant.
On Wednesday, the Jhander police had booked Ranjiv Kumar and his father Ramesh Kumar together with Akash, all residents of Fatehgarh Churian, for allegedly promoting Chinese language string. They used to promote the identical in an deserted Rusk manufacturing facility on the Ajnala-Fatehgarh Churian highway. Equally on Thursday, the Tarn Taran (metropolis) police arrested Rahul Kumar, alias Kaka, of Bohri Wali Gali seizing 30 Gattu (rolls) of acrylic string and Rs 2.95 lakh of Indian forex. In each instances, the police added sections of the WildLife Safety and Atmosphere Safety Acts.
In 4 different related instances registered by the Tarn Taran police relating to the seizure of Chinese language string, the police booked the offenders underneath Part 188 of the IPC.
Swapan Sharma, SSP, Amritsar rural police, mentioned including sections of the Wildlife Safety and Atmosphere Acts had made these offences non-bailable. He mentioned these discovered promoting unlawful thread can be handled an iron hand.