Srinagar, Nov. 29 -- Says violation of procedural formalities renders citizens remediless; Asks police to release all vehicles seized in gross violation of SOPs

Srinagar-A local court here on Tuesday directed the Traffic police Kashmir to halt issuance of E-challans for seizure of vehicles till the time technical glitches faced by the system are resolved and also asked the traffic police authorities to release all vehicles seized in gross violation.

Special Mobile Magistrate (Traffic) Srinagar observed that the seizure of vehicles by E-challan without following the required procedural formalities renders citizens remediless.

In an order, the court directed IGP Kashmir (Traffic) and SSP Traffic Srinagar to ensure halting of E-challans f...