2,965 vehicles caught dumping garbage

After the Karnataka High Court directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to initiate criminal action against those who throw garbage in places cleaned by pourakarmikas, the BBMP marshalls have caught 2,965 vehicles for dumping garbage in the eight zones in the last seven days. DH file photo

After the Karnataka High Court directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to initiate criminal action against those who throw garbage in places cleaned by pourakarmikas, the BBMP marshalls have caught 2,965 vehicles for dumping garbage in the eight zones in the last seven days.

The BBMP zone joint commissioner will file cases in the police station soon. Speaking to DH, BBMP Additional Commissioner (Health) D Randeep said, “The court has directed the BBMP to catch the vehicles involved in the illegal dumping of garbage on the black spot and file criminal case in the local police stations. The case will also be filed against the owners of the vehicles with the help of vehicle registration numbers.”

According to the available data, the civic body marshalls have caught 1,023 two-wheelers, 128 three wheelers, 71 light motor vehicles, 22 trucks and 33 tractors between November 1 to 7.

As per the High Court direction to bring down the number of black spots, the BBMP had beautified the black spots by drawing rangolis during Kannada Rajyotsava with an aim to clear at least five black spots in each ward.

 

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