Traffic Challan Issued to DCP Prateek Singh, IPS, for Seat Belt Violation in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar:Has a traffic challan been issued to DCP Prateek Singh, IPS, and his driver for not wearing seat belts, a violation of the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988 in UPD Bhubaneswar?
According to this act, driving without a seatbelt is a serious offense in India, and recent amendments have increased the fine from Rs 100 to Rs 1000. Additionally, the vehicle can be seized, and the driver’s license can be suspended. Violating this rule can even lead to a maximum of three months’ imprisonment. This highlights the significant breaches of rules and regulations by senior public servants who are meant to uphold and protect the law and the safety of the public.