Idukki: The license of the KSRTC bus driver who had violated the rules while on a wedding trip , has been suspended. The driver’s explanation is that the bus was decorated for the marriage function of his friend. Driver Rasheed has apologised for the violation and told that it was by mistake. But the authorities rejected his explanation as it was not satisfactory and hence suspended his license.
The decorations were done violating the rules. The driver was careless and his explanation was not worthy and so the suspension, informed Joint RTO Shoy Varghese.
The bus was plying between Kothamangalam to Adimali for the wedding with heavy decorations, along with leafy branches and plantain trees. The name of the bus was changed to Thamarakshan Pilla, relating with the Malayalam movie ‘Parakkum Thalika’. The Motor Vehicle Department had lodged case against the bus for violating the rules.