Cuttack: Ironically though the Coronavirus has brought good news for drunken drivers.

The Odisha Police DGP has directed to suspend checking drunken driving for time being.

DGP Abhay in his Twitter handle has asked the police SsPs and DCPs to suspend the use of breathalyzer till further order. Breathalyzer is used to check drunken driving.

According to the new MV Act, drunken driving attracts arrest by police.

The DGP’s directive has come on the wake of Coronavirus scare in the State.