Deepabali: Police Action Against 370 Persons in Twin Cities

Bhubaneswar: As many as 370 persons were fined for violating Supreme Court’s order on bursting firecrackers in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on Deepabali.

Twin-city Commissionerate Police have lodged cases against 140 persons for allegedly bursting crackers before 8 pm and after 10 pm yesterday. According to report, they were prosecuted under Fire Works and Loud Speakers (Regulation) Act-1958 for violating the apex court’s order.

Fines amounting to Rs 1.15 lakh were slapped on 230 others under the Odisha Urban Police Act.

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