17 drunken drivers imprisoned
Ongole: The Prakasam district police office announced that as part of controlling of drunken driving and further mishaps, the SP ordered strict vigil in the district.

In the checks at various places from November 2 to 9, the DPO said that the police personnel booked cases under Section 185 (A) of MVI Act for violation of traffic rules and drunken driving on 141 accused persons.
When submitted them before the court along with another 60 pending persons, the judge imposed jail term and fine for 17 drivers and fined the remaining.

The police said that they collected Rs 89,100 as fine from the offenders and offered counseling to them.