Video Alert: RTO Officials Threaten Truck Driver As He Refuses To Bribe Them

Check out viral video of RTO officials threatening truck drive as he refuses to bribe.

Aditi Sharma

February 22, 2021

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There have been several cases where the transport associations have informed about the high corruption issues on the inter-state border. Recently, a video from Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh is going viral on the internet. In this video, RTO officials are seen threatening a truck driver as he didn’t bribe them.

A truck driver’s friend captured a video of RTO officials as they made obscene comments on the truck video. The driver and officials are seen indulging into an argument as the driver said that he is a localite and they do not show such rude behaviour.

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The officials are seen saying abusive words to the truck driver as he tries to convince them that he stopped the truck when they asked him to do so. One of the officials is spotted trying to pull down the driver as he says that they should not get physical with him.

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This incident happen when Ramesh Singh and his team from the RTO department were doing checking near Shahdol. The driver allegedly blamed the officials that they were asking for money and when he refused to bribe them, they tried to beat him. The video is going viral on the internet.

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Earlier, various transport associations in Bhopal have been levelling serious corruption charges against the staff of the transport department posted at the inter-state border. After the transporters complained to the Lokayukta, their complaint was forwarded to the transport department for investigation.

“We’ve been complaining at all platforms. We complained to the senior officials of the transport department and the police, as well, but no action was taken,” said CL Mukati, president of the Indore Truck Operators’ and Transport Association. This association has been representing other transporter groups, as well.

Interestingly, after a lot of follow up, the Lokayukta forwarded the complaint to transport department against who the charger were actually made.

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