Sunday, May 17, 2009

Woman Fined For Riding Escalator Without Holding Handrail

Bela Kosoian was fined $100 for not holding onto the handrail while riding an escaltor at the Montmorency metro station on Wednesday. Laval police gave issued her an additional $320 ticket for obstrution.

From The CTV:

Woman fined for riding escalator without holding handrail

A woman is outraged after she was handcuffed and ticketed for not holding the handrail on an escalator at the Montmorency metro station.

Bela Kosoian, a 38-year-old UQAM international law student, said she was on her way to class Wednesday, when she was stopped by Laval police.

"I was looking for money to buy metro tickets," said Kosoian.

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