Rajasthan police to check whether Rahul Gandhi violated traffic rules

The police official told reporters that there were reports that at one point of time, there were three passengers including Gandhi on the motorcycle.

By: PTI | Jaipur | Published: June 8, 2017 5:27 pm
Rahul Gandhi, Madhya Pradesh, rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh Farmers Protest, Congress, Mandsaur, india news Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi . (PTI Photo/File)

The Rajasthan Police said that it will examine whether traffic rules were violated by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who visited the state on way to Madhya Pradesh, on Thursday. SP, Chittorgarh, Prasanna Khamesra said that Gandhi had travelled a few kilometres as a pillion rider on a motorcycle from Nimbaheda to the Madhya Pradesh border. At the border, Rahul had alighted from the bike and walked into Madhya Pradesh, he said.

The police official told reporters that there were reports that at one point of time, there were three passengers including Gandhi on the motorcycle. The pillion rider also need to wear a helmet, he said. “We will look into whether any traffic violation was committed,” he said. DSP Gopi Chand also said that the matter will be looked into.

Gandhi reached Udaipur by a chartered plane in the morning and from there left for Chittorgarh. From Chittorgarh he entered Madhya Pradesh aiming to meet the families of farmers who had died during recent protests in Mandsaur.

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