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Madras HC urged to set up mobile magistrate court to strengthen enforcement of helmet rule: Bedi

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

The of the government has requested the to deploy a mobile court here to ensure motorcyclists wear helmets, has said.

A day after DGP Sundari Nanda said the rule regarding helmet use would be enforced from February 11 in the Union Territory, Bedi in her WhatsApp message to mediapersons said, "It is now time and opportunity for relentless adoption of the rule by law enforcement agencies to bring down fatalities on roads."

"There shall be no relaxation, exceptions and interference regarding enforcement of the helmet rule. The of has requested the to set up a Mobile court in to strengthen the performance of the and transport departments," she said.

V Narayanasamy at a press conference on Sunday said, "Awareness about the importance of helmet use may be created through a month-long drive. The directive of the on compulsory wearing of helmets should be honoured by all without exception.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 18:50 IST