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Crackdown on Chinese kite string: Punjab Police recover 1503 dor bundles, arrest 56 persons

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | January 30, 2023 06:51 PM

CHANDIGARH: A week after Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has ordered ban on the sale, storage and purchase of such kind of China Dori made of synthetic material, Punjab Police have further intensified the ongoing drive against this fatal kite flying string.

Sharing weekly details on action taken against sellers trading in the Chinese Kite string, Inspector General of Police (IGP) said that Police teams have recovered 1502 Chinese dor bundles after registering 50 First Information Reports (FIRs) and arrested 56 people indulged in selling this fatal kite flying string.

Since the drive started against Chinese kite strings, Punjab Police have recovered a total of 12866 Chinese dor bundles after registering 284 First Information Reports (FIRs) and arrested 311 people from December 19, 2022.

As per the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police are taking strict action against those buying/selling Chinese kite flying strings.

Meanwhile, SHOs in the state have been directed to conduct raids to ensure that no one is selling Chinese kite strings within their area of jurisdiction.

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