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Ludhiana | 5 auto mechanics reserved for the installation of modified silencers on motorcycles

On Thursday, Ludhiana Traffic Police filed five FIRs against the mechanics, who were found installing modified mufflers on motorcycles

After three days of riding against Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycles fitted with modified mufflers, the city police station’s traffic wing has begun to tighten the noose around shops and mechanics, who are involved in selling or installation of modified mufflers.

On Thursday, traffic police filed five FIRs against the mechanics, who were found fitted with modified mufflers.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP, Traffic) Saumya Mishra, said: “During the three-day special ride from March 28 to March 30, the traffic police had issued a total of 703 challans to the bikers, which were using illegal aftermarket exhausts and on Thursday, in addition to monitoring bulletproof motorcycle users, the team checked multiple auto parts and mechanical stores and recorded up to five FIRs, one in Divisions Number 2, 3, 5, PAU and Jodhewal Police Stations, under section 188 (disobeying an order duly issued by an official) of the Indian Penal Code.”

DCP said the verification was carried out following information received from sources.

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