The Ukhrul police, on Monday, carried out a drive to remove tinted glasses from cars at Ukhrul under the supervision of SP, Worngam Ningshen and SDPO, Ringthing Hongchui.
Ningshen stated that the drive is being carried out as per the Motor Vehicle Act and such drives will continue. He also appealed to the drivers to cooperate so as to avoid penalties and punishment.
According to the police, tinted glass is one of the major factors in the occurrence of many crimes such as rape, molestation and others.
The drive was carried out at Gandhi Statue, Phungreitang. Many vehicles with tinted glasses had them removed on the spot by the police. Due to traffic congestion, vehicle numbers with tinted glasses were noted by the police officials and the drivers were warned to remove their tints.