A traffic police officer, on witnessing an accident or on receiving information about an accident must immediately:
If a person refuses to stop when asked to or give information as required he/she can be punished with imprisonment of up to three months or with fine or both.
A police officer can also inspect any vehicle which is involved in an accident, if the inspection is done at a reasonable time and only if the police officer proves his authority to do so. If the vehicle is moved to another place for inspection, it must be returned to the owner within 24 hours after completing the formalities.
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