Karnataka Belagavi woman offers mangalsutra for 500 traffic fine; video goes viral
A Karnataka woman has offered up her mangalsutra as traffic fine. A married couple was recently stopped by police in Belagavi, Karnataka, for riding a bike without helmets. The couple was out of money, and to avoid the situation from getting out of hand, the 30-year-old wife reportedly stepped up to offer her mangalsutra as traffic fine.
The woman named Bharati Vibhooti took off her necklace and handed it over to the traffic police, saying that it would cover the Rs 500 fine they were demanding. The video of the incident has gone viral.