No petrol without helmet: DM Srinagar

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District Magistrate Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rashid Shah Wednesday directed all petrol pump owners operating in the district that they shall not provide fuel to the two-wheelers whose riders are without helmets.

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The District Magistrate warned that any petrol pump owner found violating the order shall be liable for punishment under relevant provisions of law.

A large number of road traffic accidents have been reported involving two-wheelers who do not wear helmets and the direction is aimed to decrease the trend.