Action taken against more than 20,000 drivers through CCTV monitoring

KATHMANDU: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through Closed-Circuit (CC) cameras in Kathmandu valley.

Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether or not they are following the traffic rules.

A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police began this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.

Most of the cases were related to violation of traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.

The police are monitoring the traffic activities at the Division Office, Ranipokhari through 460 CC cameras.