Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar on Wednesday reprimanded the traffic branch and directed them to improve the traffic situation in the city. He also warned that if they fails to improve the situation, they have to face strict action. Amitesh Kumar has experience of working in the traffic branch in the city. Hence; he is much aware of the illegal business done with the connivance of cops and flaws in the system. Recently the number of complaints against the traffic branch had increased.
On the other hand, to ensure strict compliance of traffic rules, the traffic branch has also started a special campaign which is receiving a good response. Despite this, complaints of extortion by the traffic personnel following pressure from the senior officials are also being received. And in the meeting of traffic branch held on Tuesday CP Amitesh Kumar made clear to the personnel that any kind of extortion and misbehaviour will not be tolerated. He also warned that those who are found to be involved in such activities will have to face dare consequences. CP also made it clear that no one cannot be harassed unnecessarily in the name of the action in issuing challan. At the same time, he also made it clear that the department should strict action against those who are flouting the traffic rules.