Odisha: Biker From Madhya Pradesh Fined Whopping Rs 1.13 Lakh For MV Act Violation


Rayagada: Continuing the extreme action against MV Act violators, the RTO in Rayagada district slapped an enormous fine of Rs 1,13,500 against a man from Madhya Pradesh.

The penalty is believed to be the biggest amount that has been levied on a two-wheeler.

Reportedly, the alleged violator, Prakash Banjara of Amarpura village in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh, was caught by traffic police during an inspection at DIB Square in the town while he was selling water storage drums on a bike.

As per a challan issued, Banjara was riding the bike without a helmet. Besides, the vehicle also did not have any registration number.

He had bought the bike from the neighbouring state and moved to Rayagada for business purpose without completing the registration formalities.

He was fined Rs 5,000 for using a vehicle without registration, another Rs 5,000 for not possessing a valid driving licence, Rs 2000 for not having insurance and Rs 1000 for not having a helmet.

Rs 1 lakh was imposed over the sale of the vehicle by dealer violating CH-VII 182-A1.

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