Odisha man fined Rs 43k for allowing minor to drive scooter

Sambalpur: Allowing a minor to drive two-wheeler proved costly for a man in Odisha’s Sambalpur district as he was fined Rs 43,000 under the newly-implemented amended MV Act.

According to reports, a minor boy namely Baris Singh was driving a scooter owned by Bijay Singh of Daldalipada under Khetrajpur police limits in the district. Police officers intercepted the vehicle near Laxmi Talkies chhak as he was driving the two-wheeler without wearing helmet.

Later, it came to fore that he was driving without having a DL while the vehicle lacked Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate and insurance. A fine of Rs 25,000 was slapped on the vehicle owner for allowing a minor to drive it, Rs 5,000 for driving without DL, Rs 10,000 for lacking PUCC, Rs 1,000 for driving without wearing helmet and Rs 2,000 for lacking insurance.

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