Police to destroy all vehicles not reclaimed within three months

Police have announced they will destroy all vehicles towed over the past five years, unless owners pay the relevant fines and reclaim their vehicles within the next three months, reports local media.

Owners will have to pay 250 MVR (US $16) for the initial offence, 500 MVR (US $32) for the second offence, and 750 MVR (US $48) for each repeat offence if police towed their vehicle between April 14, 2009 and January 4, 2012

The fines for vehicles towed between August 31, 2008 and April 14, 2009 includes the cost of towing, plus daily fines, as announced in the Government Gazette.