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School van seized for overcrowding children

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Srinagar: Police on Saturday seized a school van for overcrowding as well as risking the safety of school children in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

A police spokesman said that Saturday morning, police intercepted a school van (JK01P-4582) at IG road near Peerbagh. The van having the seating capacity of just seven was overcrowded with 13 children, thus risking their safety, spokesman said.

The vehicle was seized under relevant provisions of M.V. Act and the school children were dropped at school (Al-Mustaqeem Islamic School Hyderpora) in different vehicle.

Police have requested for active participation of school authorities, parents and general public to abide by the law and make roads safer for school children and the general public.

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