KASARAGOD: A mother has been fined for allowing her 16-year-old daughter to ride a scooter. M Faseela (36), a resident of Udinur, Kasaragod, was fined Rs 25,000. In addition to the fine, she has been sentenced to imprisonment until the court adjourns. The judgment was delivered by the Kasaragod Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court.
The incident dates back to March 18, 2020, when a police team, led by the then Chandera SI Muralidharan, was conducting a vehicle inspection. During the inspection, they seized a scooter being driven by a minor girl on the North Thrikkaripur side.
Upon questioning, the girl confessed that her mother had allowed her to ride the scooter, leading to the filing of the case.