Ahmedabad: Owner of the Porche 911 sports car worth Rs 2 crore was slapped with a fine of almost Rs 10 lakh by the Ahmedabad Regional Transport Office (RTO) for not having valid documents and legal number plate.
According to reports, the traffic police have detained the vehicle for violating the traffic rules.
Ahmedabad Police on Friday tweeted about this case and wrote, "The vehicle was detained and slapped a fine of Rs 9 lakh 80 thousand (9,80,000 INR)."
Deputy Commissioner of Police, Tejas Patel, said to a daily that the silver colour car was stopped by the traffic police at Helmet cross road on Wednesday as it did not have a number plate on it.
'On being questioned, the driver failed to produce valid documents of the vehicle. Therefore, we detained the car and issued an RTO memo under the Motor Vehicles Act. This means that he has to deposit the penalty with the RTO and come to us with a receipt to get back the vehicle,' Patel said to a national daily.
As per reports, the officer also clarified that the fine was not collected by the traffic police.
He also added that the police will be releasing the vehicle only after the owner shows the reciept of payment of all the pending dues, taxes and the penalty on the car.