LAHORE – Motorway police on Sunday slapped National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq with a fine due to exceeding speed limit on M2 motorway, local media reported.
The motorway police intercepted the two vehicles of Sadiq heading to Islamabad from Lahore near Khanqa Dogran for violating the traffic rules and imposed a fine of Rs2,500.
Sadiq, who is a leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has been a member of the National Assembly since 2002, representing Lahore.
In June 2013, Sadiq was elected as the 19th Speaker of the Assembly following retirement of Fahmida Mirza.
In a same kind of action, Police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa capital city fined a member of provincial assembly for violating traffic rules on August 28.
Zareen Gul, who was elected to the provincial assembly from native Tor Ghar district PK-58, is a member of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam.
A traffic warden stopped the MPA when he broke a traffic signal in the provincial capital and issued him a Rs200 ticket.
In the challan book, traffic officials mentioned ‘unsafe driving’ as the cause.