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Goa police launches crackdown against drunk driving

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

police today launched a crackdown against drunken driving to curb road accidents in the state.

Around 200 teams of policemen will be on the streets across as part of the drive that begins today, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Traffic) told reporters.

"If a motorist is caught of liquor beyond permissible limit, his vehicle would be confiscated by the police and a charge-sheet would be filed against him in the court," he said.

He said checks would be conducted on all the highways as well as internal roads across the state.

The police will carry alcometres to measure the liquor content in the breath samples of drivers, the said.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 16:50 IST