Gurugram, Jan. 18 -- The traffic police have procured 200 wheel clamps to check illegal parking in the city, officials said on Friday. Around 100 wheel clamps have already been distributed to traffic inspectors and are in use across the city including areas like Mehrauli-Gurgaon (MG) Road and Golf Course Road.

The traffic police said they have been using the devices for almost a month now. Using wheel clamps is a faster method of issuing fines to commuters who park their vehicles illegally. Officials said the device is locked around the wheel of a vehicle, which prevents it from being moved.

Himanshu Garg, deputy commissioner of police (DCP), traffic, said, "The traffic police officer who puts the clamp on the illegally parked vehicle als...