Abhishek Goyal, Deputy Commissioner of Police -Traffic East, Bengaluru, shared a picture of a family of five riding on one bike - all of them without helmets. Standing in front of them hands folded and head bowed is a police officer. "What else can he do ? We always have a choice .. chose the safe one ! #BeSafe" he hilariously captions the picture.
According to the Indian Express, the incident took place in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district. The picture shows Circle Inspector B Shubh Kumar of Anantapur's Madakasira Circle pleading in front of a repeat traffic offender.
What else can he do ?We always have a choice .. chose the safe one ! #BeSafepic.twitter.com/noLHyAMqBn- Abhishek Goyal (@goyal_abhei) October 10, 2017
The picture, shared about eight hours before writing this, has already been 'liked' over 4,500 times. Among the 2,600 people who have 'retweeted' it are Bengaluru City Police and Bengaluru Traffic Police.
The picture of the unusual way the police officer has dealt with the traffic offender has elicited quite a few laughs on Twitter. Here's what people are saying about it:
That was classic! Yes,the policeman's humble action was a clear msg to the man & his spouse!Wish these acts are not exceptions!- Darayas Rustom Irani (@IraniDarayas) October 10, 2017
Nice gesture by the cop for this stupid-hilarious act.- Rajinder Raina (@rraina1481) October 10, 2017
This police man with his polite n unique way has taught this gentleman a lesson for life.. nice social way of policing- raj (@RajeshPunia) October 10, 2017
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Such a polite & nice way of Cop to make this man feel ashamed and let him think that he is playing with life of his family! #JaiHoPolice- Suraj Jha (@Suajjha18) October 10, 2017