No firework on New Year Night: Punjab warns, crackdown started against violators

By: News Desk
Published: 07:04 PM, 31 Dec, 2021
No firework on New Year Night: Punjab warns, crackdown started against violators
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Punjab police have warned the citizens of any disturbance on the eve of New Year Night and started a crackdown against the violators of the law of Friday evening especially in big cities, 24News HD TV Channel reported on Friday.

The police have also banned fireworks following the heavy smog and fog issues in Lahore and other cities. The Lahore district administration has also established a central control room.

IG Punjab said that parents should also keep an eye on their children's activities and not allow them to be a part of illegal activities.

Rao Sardar Ali Khan directed RPOs, DPOs to keep a close watch on one wheeling and aerial firing at night in Lahore, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan and other major cities

This year, 3016 cases were registered against one wheeler across the province and 3079 individuals were arrested.  Punjab Police Spokesperson

Punjab Police Spokesperson said in a statement that Massive cracking down on one-wheeling and aerial firing is underway in all districts across the province so that the lives of citizens may be saved from such dangerous activities in the name of entertainment.

The spokesperson of Punjab Police said that this year 3016 cases were registered against one-wheelers across the province and 3079 persons were arrested.

Similarly, 2830 cases were registered against aerial firing across the province and 5008 persons were arrested.

Punjab Police spokesperson further said that the highest number of 1564 cases of one wheeling was registered in Lahore, 1501 persons were arrested while 632 cases of aerial firing were registered and 994 persons were arrested.

 In the Gujranwala region, 380 cases of one wheeling were registered, 427 persons were arrested while 671 cases of aerial firing were registered and 1214 persons were arrested.

In the Rawalpindi region, 71 cases of one wheeling were registered and 95 persons were arrested while 293 cases of aerial firing were registered and 668 persons were arrested.

In the Sheikhupura region, 22 cases were registered against one wheeling and 32 persons were arrested whereas 360 cases on aerial firing were registered and 599 persons were arrested. Similarly, In the Sargodha region, 17 cases of one wheeling were registered, 19 persons were arrested while 237 cases of aerial firing were registered and 434 persons were arrested.

In the Faisalabad region, 511 cases of one wheeling were registered, 512 persons were arrested while 235 cases of aerial firing were registered and 396 persons were arrested.  In the Sahiwal region, 14 cases of one wheeling were registered and 14 persons were arrested while 52 cases of aerial firing were registered and 115 persons were arrested.

Likewise, in the Multan region, 322 cases were registered against one wheeling and 322 persons were arrested whereas 110 cases were registered against aerial firing and 162 persons were arrested.  In DG Khan Region, 56 cases of one wheeling were registered, 89 persons were arrested while 181 cases of aerial firing were registered and 324 persons were arrested.

In the Bahawalpur region, 59 cases of one wheeling were registered, 68 persons were arrested while 59 cases of aerial firing were registered and 102 persons were arrested. Spokesperson Punjab Police said that indiscriminate actions will remain continued against aerial firing & one wheeling on Ney year Night Eve.