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Police action against 370 proplr for violating SC directive on

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

The police have registered cases and collecting penalty from at least 370 people in the twin cities of and for violating the Supreme Courts 8pm to 10 pm directive on bursting of crackers during Diwali, Cuttack-Police said Thursday.

The police registered cases against 140 people of the two cities for allegedly bursting crackers beyond the time frame set by the apex court on Wednesday.

The police have also collected a penalty of Rs 1.15 lakh from 230 persons for the violation, Mohanty said.

The had on October 23 specified that firecrackers could be burst only between 8 pm and 10 pm on Diwali night, he said.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 20:50 IST