Friday, September 30, 2022

‘KP lawmakers’ challaned for violation of traffic rules


PESHAWAR: Two lawmakers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly were challaned on Monday for violation of traffic rules, ARY News reported.

As per details, MPA Shaukat and Bahadur Khan were ticketed by traffic police for not wearing seat belts in Peshawar here today.

Both the lawmakers appreciated the traffic policeman for his action against the traffic violation.

Earlier on November 17, two women legislators of KP assembly were fined for traffic violation in Peshawar.

According to the details, traffic police issued challan to MPA Falik Naz and her friend, when they were travelling in a car without wearing seat belts on Ring Road.

Despite showing their identity, the dutiful police officer issued challan worth Rs200 to them. The car was being driven by one of the MPAs husband and he also did not wear the seat belt at that time.

Police have challaned at least 50  parliamentarians on Ring Road so far, said an official.

It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique had been fined, on August 19, for over-speeding on the motorway.
The former federal minister for railways was stopped by the Motorway Police at the Rawal Toll Plaza near Lahore. The PML-N leader was driving at a speed of 145km/h while the prescribed speed limit is 120km/h on motorway.

Rafique was en route to the session of the Punjab Assembly in Lahore and had to pay the Rs750 fine for the traffic offence.


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