A Kerala man riding his Aether Energy electric scooter was stopped by the Kerala Traffic Police and fined Rs. 250 was fined. Pictures of the electric scooter and the e-challan receipt later hit the internet and understandably took the social media crowd by storm.
Kerala Traffic Police has issued an e-Challan Neelamcheri area, in Belongs to Kerala Malappuram District. The rider was charged Rs. 250 was fined. The e-challan was issued to Ether Energy e-scooter and stated that it falls under Section 213(5)(e) of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
A Twitter user brought it to the attention of Tarun Mehta, CEO of Author Energy, and spoke about the massive lack of understanding of the government and government institutions.
Notably, EVs do not require PUC (Pollution Under Control) certificates and only owners of smog-emitting vehicles need to produce one. EVs They fall under the zero-emission category because their source of power is battery and not fuels.