It an attempt to check road fatalities during new year celebration and keep tab of drunk driving, Mumbai police have launched a campaign and registered at least 455 cases of drunk driving in the early hours of the New Year Day.
According to sources, a report compiled by the traffic police, at least 455 drivers were found driving drunk.
Action like imposition of fine and compounding of driving licenses has been taken against them. A large number of police personnel manned various parts of the megapolis to ensure smooth conduct of celebrations to ring in 2019 and to prevent rash driving. Till December 31 midnight, police had caught 1,533 drivers and 76 of them were found positive in a breath analyser test.