Amroha, October 20: In a shocking incident, the official car of Amroha sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Sudhir Kumar has been found to have different number plates on the front and the rear end of the vehicle.

A challan of Rs 26,000 has been issued after the vehicle was seen parked outside the collectorate. District magistrate BK Tripathi has ordered an inquiry into the matter. He said, "Strict action will be taken once the probe report comes." Uttar Pradesh Government Announces New Electric Vehicle Policy 2022 To Attract Investments, Promote Faster EV Adoption in State.

According to officials, one of the numbers registered at the RTO is for a different type of vehicle. The matter came to light during routine checking by assistant regional transport officer Mahesh Chandra. Uttar Pradesh To Begin Teaching Medical, Engineering Courses in Hindi As Well From 2023, Announces CM Yogi Adityanath.

The checking was carried out on the instruction of the district magistrate after he was apprised about it by a member of district road safety committee at a meeting. Different government departments often hire private vehicles for official use.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Oct 20, 2022 03:48 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website