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Fines Collected By Motorway Police Is Missing Over Rs.2 Million

Fines Collected By Motorway Police Is Missing Over Rs.2 Million

Pakistan National Highway and Motorway Police is the police who is responsible for safety and development of the traffic. motorway police are strictly asked to the public to apply the traffic rules other wise they fine them for breaking the law.

At the recent audit report of 2017, The auditor discovers massive irregularities in the collection of traffic fines during the past few years. According to the Current report, the Which is submitted in parliament by the Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP), there are some irregularities in the collection of fines by National Highway and Motorway Police(NHMP) are worth over Rs.2Billion.

Fines Collected By Motorway Police Is Missing Over Rs.2 Million

SHORTFALL OF FINE OVER Rs.2 BILLION:

According to the Audit reports that show the motorists paying the highways have been charged with the Rs.19.704 Billion fine from last 19 years by the NHMP. however, the National Highway Authority (NHA) has been only received the Rs.17.676 Billion and has the shortage of Rs.2.029 billion.the discrepancy in the imposed fine from 1997 to 2017. the auditor expresses their amusement regarding the fact that no action will be taken by the authorities to stop this irregulates from the past 19 years.

In The Reports;

Audit observed that the [NHMP] management did not conduct any inquiry to determine the reasons behind the pilferage of the large amounts of public money over the years.

The AGP recommended that the massive irregularity must be looked into.

Audit recommends that a comprehensive inquiry may be conducted jointly by NHMP and NHA in order to bring to light the reasons of pilferage of fine money and people responsible for it.

According to the NHMP road safety campaign, the performance Reward Fund Rules 2007. NHMP Will receive the 50% of the total funds deposited by violators after monthly reconciliations by the NHA departments.
Fines Collected By Motorway Police Is Missing Over Rs.2 Million

Duty Of the Motorway Police:

Motorway Police serve his duties since from 1997, to ensure the safety and the rules on the country’s highways and motorways.there is a great example of motorway police working is during Eid. The National Assembly Speaker, Ayaz Sadiq, was asked to pull over on the Islamabad-Lahore Motorway (M-2) near Khanqah Dogran for over-speeding.

He was then charged with a fine of Rs 1,250 for violation of traffic rules. However, the audit report confirms that all is not well since there might be some corrupt element operating among the ranks of honest motorway police officials.

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