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06 September 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

Bhubaneswar: After feeling the pinch of heavy penalties introduced under the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act 2019, public have set their eyes on police personnel who are violating the norms blatantly. Videos of such violations have been circulating on social media.

As the viral videos have raised questions about implementation of the Act, Twin City Police Commissioner during a press brief on Friday said that no one is above law.

In one video a PCR Van is seen speeding ahead with doors of the vehicle dangerously open while in another, one police personnel is riding a Royal Enfield Bullet without helmet. Similarly, another video shows a helmetless police personnel talking on mobile phone while riding a Hero Glamour.

While actual locations of the incidents are yet to be ascertained, it is believed that they have been shot in Bhubaneswar. The registration numbers of the Royal Enfield and Hero Glamour are also seen clearly in the videos.