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370 persons fined, prosecuted in Odisha for bursting firecrackers

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

The have registered 140 cases and fined 230 persons for violation of Supreme Court's order on bursting firecrackers in and

The have lodged cases against 140 persons of the two cities for allegedly bursting crackers before 8 p.m. and after 10 p.m. on Diwali, said Police

They were prosecuted under Fire Works and Loud Speakers (Regulation) Act-1958 for violating the apex court's order, said Mohanty.

Fines amounting to Rs 1.15 lakh were slapped on 230 others under the Odisha Urban Police Act.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 18:58 IST
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