A social media influencer has been fined. ₹17,000 by the Ghaziabad police when he stopped his car on a highway to train. Vaishali Chaudhary Khatel, who boasts of over 6.5 lakh followers on Instagram, is seen posing next to her parked car on the road, as several vehicles pass by.
The Ghaziabad traffic police took notice of the video after it went viral and invited criticism from social media users. The police said on Sunday that action is being taken against the incident that took place in Sahibabad for violating traffic rules.
“A case has been registered in Sahibabad police station in connection with a video of a girl making rails on the elevated road under Sahibabad police station area, which went viral on social media. Preliminary legal action is being taken. has been issued by the traffic police. ₹ 17,000 – ACP Sahibabad,” Ghaziabad Police said on Twitter.
Meanwhile, Khotel informed her followers on Monday that she will post an explanation regarding the incident through an Instagram Live session. He wrote, “Lots of people have been messaging me about this, I will clear everything during the live tonight. Let’s connect live.”
In December last year, another Instagram influencer, Ranbir Singh Utkarsh Solanki aka Utkarsh Solanki was fined for performing stunts in his cars on the streets of Delhi. Police seized a BMW and a Swift from the influencer, who has more than 26,000 followers on Instagram.