23-Year-Old Fake Cop Evading Toll Plaza Money Arrested
In a bizarre incident, a 23-year-old man was arrested by Firozabad police for impersonating a cop and extorting money from vehicle drivers. On October 3, the Uttar Pradesh police said, Mukesh Yadav (23) used to evade toll tax off from Yamuna Expressway near Agra. He was caught after police found his age and physical appearance questionable for the position and investigated to find Yadav, a fraud, evading toll plaza money.
Tags: UP Police, Toll Plaza, Tax Evasion, arrested, fake cop
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Govt Plans To Remove Toll Plazas At National Highways
The Central Government is planning to remove all the toll plazas from the National Highways. The Steps are being taken in order to reduce traffic congestion on the highways. In addition, the Central Government will install high-quality cameras on entry-exit points of plazas, to read number plates, reducing human intervention. The camera will read number plates, helping reduction of taxes, directly from the owner's bank accounts.
Tags: Toll Plaza, national highways, Cameras, Union government, Nitin Gadkari
Courtesy: Zee News India
Toll Bouncers Allegedly Beat Up Couple In Gurugram-Sohna Road
Toll plaza bouncers at Gurugram-Sohna road allegedly beat up a couple, on July 28. The incident occurred when Ritu Yadav was traveling in a car with her husband and children from Raisina to Maruti Kunj. As per sources, she asked the toll workers to remove the barricade and let her go. Ritu then got down from the car and tried to remove the barricade by herself, when she was attacked.
Tags: Gurugram, Sohna, Toll Plaza, Toll Bouncers, attacked
Courtesy: Press Trust Of India
NHAI Suffers Rs 2,731 Crore Loss Due To Farmers' Protest; Nitin Gadkari
The Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari addressed the Parliament and said, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) incurred a loss of Rs 2,731 crore. He further stated that due to the agitation of farmers against the "Three Farm Laws" in 2020, at least 65 toll plazas were not operational. Reportedly, regions of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan, contributed majorly to the losses.
Tags: NHAI, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister, Delhi, Toll Plaza
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Murder Accused Wrestler Sushil Kumar Spotted At Meerut's Toll Plaza
The Delhi Police have received pictures of murder accused wrestler Sushil Kumar, which, according to sources, were taken at Meerut's toll plaza. The picture shows two men in a car, out of which the one wearing white T-shirt is suspected to be Kumar. Earlier, the Delhi Police had announced a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh to the providers of any lead on Sushil who is absconding since May 4.
Tags: Sushil Kumar, Meerut , Toll Plaza, murder
Courtesy: ABP News
Transport Min Extends Deadline Of Mandatory FASTag Till Feb 15
The deadline to collect toll charges through FASTag has been extended till February 15 by the Union Transport Ministry. Earlier, the government had set the deadline for January 1. Moreover, to encourage the use of FASTag, dedicated 'FASTag Lanes' have been made at all toll plazas. Besides, vehicles without 'FASTag' will need to pay double the toll fee. Reportedly, about 20-25% people are still paying toll charges in form of cash.
Tags: FASTag, Indian government, Toll Plaza, Toll Fee
Courtesy: The Times of India