“Operation Sunset” Conducted in Udupi District: Very Good Initiative by Udupi Police

“Operation Sunset” Conducted in Udupi District: Very Good Initiative by Udupi Police

Udupi SP Akshay HM said that to instill confidence among the public, Udupi district police has conducted a special drive, “Operation Sunset” from 7pm to 11pm across the district on Saturday. As a part of this drive, special teams were formed comprising all the police officers and staff. Checkpoints were established at important and strategic locations. Vehicles were thoroughly checked.

With the help of fingerprint scanners, the police checked more than 60 habitual offenders/accused who were earlier engaged in thefts and related offences. Vehicles which were not having proper documents, fake number plates, without number plates and drivers were checked for drinking and driving.

The department has seized 29 vehicles which were not having proper number plates or were having fake number plates. A total of 258 cases for traffic violations have been registered and around Rs 1.30 lakh fine amount was collected. In addition, 44 COTPA cases were registered for sale of tobacco and related products in restricted areas. The police also registered 17 cases for consumption of alcohol in public areas, which is prohibited. As many as 32 cases were booked for drinking and driving.

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