Did Ministry of Road Transport and Highways issue this circular? No, it’s FAKE!

A picture post has surfaced on different social media platforms in which a circular issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways can be seen.

As per the notice, if a truck is found carrying load above the permitted limit, the truck driver will be imprisoned for six months and his driving licence will get cancelled for three years.

Further, it says that an FIR will be filed against the truck owner and heavy penalty will be levied on owner, consignor and consignee.

FACT CHECK

When NewsMobile fact-check team did a fact check, we found that the picture is HOAX.

When we scanned the official Twitter account of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, we found tweets where they had issued a clarification on July 8, Monday.

Hence, the above information proves that the claim is Fake.

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