Man sets motorcycle ablaze after being issued challan for drunk driving

Upset over being issued a challan for drunk driving under the new Motor Vehicles Act, a man on Thursday set his motorcycle on fire at Triveni complex in Chirag Delhi, a police official said.

Anab Mehdi
Published on: 6 Sep 2019 4:38 AM GMT
Man sets motorcycle ablaze after being issued challan for drunk driving
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New Delhi: Upset over being issued a challan for drunk driving under the new Motor Vehicles Act, a man on Thursday set his motorcycle on fire at Triveni complex in Chirag Delhi, a police official said.

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According to police, they received a call about the incident.

When police reached the spot, it was found that a traffic personnel had stopped the motorcycle rider, the official said.

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During checking, it was found that Rakesh, a resident of Sarvodaya Enclave, was driving in an inebriated condition, he said.

While his motorcycle was being impounded, Rakesh set ablaze the fuel tank of the vehicle, police said.

A case was registered in the matter and Rakesh was arrested, they added.

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The Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, approved by President Ram Nath Kovind last month, aims at stricter punishment for violation of traffic regulations.

Anab Mehdi

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