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Updated January 1st, 2024 at 17:50 IST

Indore: 185 arrested for drunk driving in New Year's MP police sweep

MP Police in Indore apprehended 185 drivers during New Year's for drunk driving, having utilised drones and breath analyzers.

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 the MP police arrested 185 drivers who were under the influence of alcohol and took action against people causing trouble after drinking and driving in different areas
the MP police arrested 185 drivers who were under the influence of alcohol and took action against people causing trouble after drinking and driving in different areas | Image:ANI
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Indore: During the New Year celebrations, the MP police apprehended 185 drivers found to be under the influence of alcohol. This move came after the authorities mobilised and addressed disturbances caused by individuals who had been drinking and driving in various locations, according to reports disclosed on January 1.

Over 180 fail breathalyser tests in Indore

To maintain vigilance, the police set up barriers near several hotels, bars, and pubs in the Vijay Nagar area. They utilised special devices called breathalysers to test individuals suspected of driving under the influence. Additionally, drones were employed by the police to monitor any disruptive behaviour.

"To prevent any untoward incidents, we have established checkpoints. Actions were taken against 185 individuals driving under the influence," stated ACP Sonakshi Saxena. She emphasised the strict adherence to party timings at various establishments such as hotels, bars, and pubs.

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She further mentioned that the police are employing drones for surveillance and using breathalyzers to detect individuals who may be driving under the influence.

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Published January 1st, 2024 at 06:41 IST

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