Stating that the Indian Police Bureau of Research and development, was studying the implementation of the Goa traffic sentinel scheme across the nation, the Director general of the Goa police department Muktesh Chander challenged the members of the civil society in the state to challenge the traffic sentinel scheme into the high court.
Addressing media persons in Panjim, Dr. Chandra said that 5500 traffic sentinels have reported 60,000 cases. He said that Police officials from several states including Orissa , Andra Pradesh , Telangana had been to Goa to study the implementation modalities of the scheme.
Chander further maintained that, If traffic violators, don’t pay fine, we will file petition in the court . Criminal cases have been filed against people who have been obstructed sentinels in Goa.
Several people across the state have opposed the schemes implementation within the city limits. The opposition is expected to take up the issue at the forthcoming coming legislative assembly session.