More than 4,000 pressure horns and fancy license plates were destroyed by the Islamabad Capital Police in an attempt to reduce noise pollution and guarantee public safety.

The destruction process at the Traffic Police Office Faizabad was observed by Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Dr Syed Mustafa Tanveer, Superintendent (SP) Traffic Ch Abid Hussain, and other top police officers.

On the advice of Inspector General Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan, actions are being taken to guarantee a secure driving environment and a controlled traffic structure in the capital. The traffic police are working to make the capital noise-free, according to CTO Tanveer.


To address the smog-causing issues and expedite the conversion of the brick kilns to modern technology, Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Saqib Manan has instructed the relevant authorities to take strong action against SOP violators.

More than Rs21.1 million fine imposed on smoke-emitting vehicles

During the previous month in the Rawalpindi area, 3,559 smoke-emitting vehicles were issued challan slips, and fines totaling more than Rs2.1 million were imposed on the violators. In addition, an industrial facility that had broken environmental laws had been sealed and fined Rs100,000.

According to The News, drivers were urged to adopt all necessary precautions when driving in the fog by District Emergency Officer (DEO) Rawalpindi. He recommended the populace stay home during times of dense fog.

He further advised that the drivers must keep the fog lights on and drive slowly while maintaining a safe following distance during fog.