Sambalpur: Owner of a tractor, which met with an accident yesterday here resulting in death of at least two labourers, was fined Rs 53,200 for violation of various traffic norms.
During probe by police, it came to fore that the tractor lacked fitness certificate and several other documents, for which the fine was imposed on the owner of the vehicle. Similarly, the bus which had hit the tractor lacked fitness certificate, pollution under control certificate and insurance. A fine of Rs 27,000 was slapped on the owner of the bus.
Worth mentioning, a bus had hit the tractor on National Highway-55 in Sambalpur district yesterday killing the two labourers and critically injuring three others.