RAWALPINDI  - Following continuous rain in the city, Jhelum and Rashid Minhas Roads have turned into pools due to poor drainage system and slackness of concerned officials.Rashid Minhas Road was dig to lay pipelines. The rainwater accumulated in the trenches, creating trouble for the residents. Similarly, roads and streets in some markets and bazaars of Rawalpindi Cantonment area turned into muddy puddles because of poor drainage system.Residents of the areas expressed annoyance on the situation and said that their movement in the bazaars and markets becomes nearly impossible after every rain as the roads and streets become very muddy. They said that the situation creates trouble for pedestrians particularly who cannot reach their destination without getting their cloths dirty.Meanwhile, residents of Tench Bhata, People’s Colony and Chungi No 22 also complained about the failure of drainage system in their respective areas. They said that sewerage lines in the areas were blocked with garbage, dirt and polythene therefore rainwater flowed on roads and streets, hindering the movements of the citizens. The residents demanded of the Cantonment Board officials to improve the drainage system in the areas.Meanwhile, traffic wardens have been directed to take strict action against the violators of traffic laws in the garrison city. Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi, Ishtiaq Hussain Shah directed the wardens to keep a strict check on use of mobile phone during driving, rash driving, use of tinted glasses, wrong parking and violation of traffic laws, road safety rules and lane.He said this while talking to the wardens at Race Course Traffic Headquarters. He also directed to take strict action against the public transporters who did not complete their route.