Bhubaneswar: As wearing of helmet both by the biker and pillion riders as well as driving license (DL) are being strictly enforced nationwide besides other mandatory norms of the amended Motor Vehicle (MV) Act, a minor bike rider of the capital city had to bear the brunt and pay a heavy price.
The minor boy was reportedly driving the bike without a driving license and was also not wearing a helmet.
He was caught red-handed during the MV checking by RTO-I at Chandrasekharpur area yesterday.
As per the norms of the amended MV Act, his bike was also reportedly confiscated and fined Rs 25,000.
Besides, the pillion rider, reportedly another minor was also reportedly penalized with an additional fine of Rs 1,000 for not wearing a helmet. Thus, the challan bore Rs 26,000 in total.