Pradeep Pattanayak

Several luxury cars were found parked on the premises of Traffic Police Station-II at Patrapada in Bhubaneswar on Monday after the Commissionerate Police seized these high-end cars including brands like Porsche, BMW, Mercedes, Audi, and Range Rover among others on Sunday night during a crackdown on drunk drivers.

Also, among the seized vehicles, there was a car with ‘Government of Gujarat’ written on it. 

The police have adopted a zero-tolerance stance against drunken drivers. As a part of this exercise, they launched a special drive against drunken driving on Sunday night and carried out checking and blocking across the city. During the checking, these cars were seized. 
The seized vehicles were towed to the Traffic Police Station II. 

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As per the norms, if a driver is caught for the first time for driving under the influence of alcohol, the vehicle is seized and the driver is court-forwarded. For the second offence, the vehicle will be seized and his driving license will be cancelled. If a driver is caught for the third time for the same offence, the registration of the vehicle will be cancelled along with his driving license permanently.

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