Porsche owner slapped Dh51,000 fine

IANS/New Delhi
Filed on December 1, 2019
india, traffic laws, porsche


Netizens debate over hefty fine.

The Ahmedabad Police have imposed a fine of Rs 9.8 lakh (approx. Dh51,000) on the owner of a Porsche 911 supercar for driving without a number plate and valid documents.

The vehicle was seized on November 27.

The Traffic Police Department has mentioned the incident on its Twitter handle, saying: "During a routine checking in Ahmedabad West, a Porsche 911 was caught by PSI MB Virja. The vehicle had No Number Plate and Valid Documents. Vehicle detained and slapped fine of Rs 9 Lakh 80 Thousand."

The department has also shared images of the luxury car. As per the images, the detained vehicle is a Porsche 911 Carrera S model which costs between Rs 2 crore and Rs 2.35 crore in India.

The post shared by Ahmedabad Traffic Police department garnered quite some tweeple attention.Posting a comment on the social networking site, a user said, "Can someone clarify how the challan amount is calculated?"

A tweeple remarked, "Seriously? 9.8 lk? Be logical, be reasonable... Being rich is not a crime... It's too much in the name of fine."

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