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‘Dismantle or shift Dasna toll’

The Ghaziabad district administration has written to the National Highway Authoritys of India (NHAI) to either dismantle the Dasna toll or shift it from the area.

The letter was sent after rampant cases of scuffle between the commuters and toll operator staff. Recently, an argument over payment of toll turned violent as commuters clashed with the staff.

A video showing two groups fighting at Dasna went viral. Following the incident, the police reached the spot and questioned the toll staff.

They lodged a first information report in the case taking suo motu cognisance of the matter.

Based on the video, several persons were identified and arrested, the police said.

Ghaziabad District Magistrate Ritu Maheshwari had ordered a magistrate-level probe after the incident.

Law and order issues

During investigation, it was found that rampant cases of scuffle between toll operator staff and commuters were leading to law and order problem in the area.

The District Magistrate urged NHAI to take appropriate action.

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