Hyderabad: Rachkonda Police fined a police vehicle for driving on the wrong side. It received the complaint on Twitter today (January 8) and soon fined the vehicle through e-Challan.

A twitter user had shared a picture of the police vehicle which was spotted driving the wrong side in Uppal Inner Ring Road. From the picture, the Rachkonda police spotted a number of the car and by evening they issued an E-challan. The police vehicle was fined Rs. 1135 for the offence.

The tweet by the Rachkonda Police Read, “Responding to the Citizen complaint (through social media) #Rachakonda_Police Imposed #fine to police vehicle for #Wrong_side_driving near Uppal Inner Ring road today (sic).”

The Rachkonda Police said that the driver on duty will pay the fine. This step by the Rachkonda police was appreciated by Twitterati

A twitter user said, “Namaste sir, once again shown that all r equal in front of law.”

Mr Kashi Vishwanath, an officer with the Uppal Traffic police, while speaking to NewsMeter said that “We have informed the driver about this and he will be paying the fine. We don’t recommend such wrong side driving, so he has been fined by us.”

Aiswarya Sriram

Aiswarya Sriram is a budding multimedia journalist and is currently working for NewsMeter. A graduate from Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (IIJNM) Bangalore, Aiswarya has earlier worked with The Logical Indian and has interned with Republic TV. Aiswarya, a Tamilian who was born and brought up in Mumbai, loves to do rural reporting. She has visited Byadgi Taluk of Karnataka, to write about the issues faced by chilli factory workers there, earlier in 2019. A craft enthusiast, Aiswarya also does quilling, painting and glass work. On her off-days, she loves to read crime-thrillers and watch anime. She primarily reports on civic issues, GHMC, human-interesting features, and fact-checking video stories.

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