JK registration mandatory for vehicles purchased outside UT: RTO

137 vehicles lacking proper documents seized in Budgam, Kulgam

Srinagar:  Regional Transport Officer Kashmir has said that registration of vehicles purchased outside Jammu and Kashmir is  mandatory in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to a notification issued by RTO Kashmir, the ARTOs of Valley have been asked to seize vehicles purchased outside Jammu  and Kashmir and run in Kashmir without registration by concerned regional transport authorities.

“Those possessing vehicles purchased outside Jammu have been advised to follow the due procedures for registration immediately in Jammu and Kashmir,” it states.

The notification issued by RTO Kashmir reads “Vehicles purchased outside J&K with non-J&K registration numbers and not registered with  local ARTO offices are being seized. If you own any such vehicle, get it transferred and registered with local ARTO immediately to avoid seizure.”.

Meanwhile, Police in Budgam and Kulgam have seized 137 vehicles under MV Act for lack of proper documents.

“General public is requested to cooperate with Police and follow the MV Acts/guidelines otherwise violators will be dealt strictly under law,” a police spokesman said.


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