Vehicles Parked Illegally will be Towed – Sandeep Patil
Mangaluru: “From March 2, those vehicles parked in non-specified areas in the city will be towed. The police commissionerate has called for tenders for four towing vehicles for the East, West, South and North police stations. As of now, we have one towing vehicle which will start operating from March 2”, said Police commissioner Sandeep Patil during the weekly phone-in programme held at his office here on March 1.
Those vehicles parked in “No Parking” areas will be towed to the concerned police stations. The owners/drivers of the vehicles should pay the penalty and get their vehicles released, said the police commissioner.
The penalty is as follows:
Heavy vehicles – Rs 1600
Medium Vehicles – Rs 1350
Light vehicles – Rs 1100
Two-wheeler – Rs 750
To monitor the activities of “Sagar” police vehicles in the police commissionerate, GPS will be installed. There are 25 Sagar police Vehicles in the commissionerate which will be tracked using GPS. During emergencies, information will be relayed to the drivers of Sagar Vehicles.