The cops' request to file a case in 2017 for a traffic violation was denied.

A North Goa court dismissed a traffic police inspectors application to bring a lawsuit against a traffic offender . The judge cited the excessive delay of 1,182 days as beneficial to the accused .

Panaji: A North Goa court has dismissed a traffic police inspectors' application to bring a lawsuit against a traffic offender who was arrested riding without a helmet and didn't pay the fine.At the Bicholims Shantadurga junction, the rider was photographed riding without a helmet on December 31, 2017.The driver of the car was given a notice under Section 133 of the MV Act by a local police station with the intention to pay the fine within 15 days, but the driver refused to do so.The judge cited the excessive delay of 1,182 days as beneficial to the accused, and noted that there is a six-month limitation in motor vehicle lawsuits.

However, an investigation is not delayed for such a long time in serious cases, according to Kalpana Gavas, a judicial magistrate first class, A court, Bicholim.A large number of traffic violations were recorded in a short amount of time by way of photos and videos, according to the PI.According to him, the procedure of detecting errors, issuing notices, serving the notices manually, and then sorting out the same took time.