Crackdown against unregistered vehicles starts

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched crackdown against unregistered and fake number plate vehicles across the province.

Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control, Khaliq-ur- Rehman said that concerned authorities including police and district administration had been directed to take strict action against unregistered, fake number plates or vehicles without token tax and do not allow to come on roads.

He said that special measures and incentives had been taken for registration of vehicles , adding registration fee of a car was reduced to only one rupee.

He said that special counters have been set up in all district revenue and taxation offices for registration of vehicles.

Advisor to Chief Minister said this while presiding over a meeting of senior officials of Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

He said special joint teams of police and excise will be constituted to check unregistered, motorcycles and other vehicles plying on roads and special pickets would be erected at different points of the city for checking unregistered vehicles.

He said that impounded vehicles would be handed over to owners only when they produced registered and verified documents.

He also directed Narcotics Control Force to intensify the ongoing operation against drugs smugglers across the province.

He said that crackdown against drug mafia would continue to purge society of menace of drug and save future of our children.