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Speedy German disabled man told: Get out and walk

A disabled pensioner was recently stopped by German police for speeding on his electric cart and reportedly ordered to continue his journey on foot.

Klaus-Dieter Stellmacher, 63, was on his way home in the town of Schwedt in the eastern state of Brandenburg last week when he zoomed passed a parked police car. He was confronted by five officers who claimed he exceeded the 6 kph speed limit which applies to drivers with no third-party insurance, he told the regional daily Märkische Oderzeitung.

According to specifications provided by manufacturers of the Shoprider 889-XLS, the vehicle’s maximum speed-limit is the prescribed 6 kph.

But Stellmacher, left with disabilities after a series of strokes, says this explanation was not accepted and he was told to continue his journey home on foot while pushing the heavy cart….

http://www.thelocal.de/society/20130308-48421.html#.UTsfZVdVUa9

 

When People Believe that Police injustice happens only in Iran, China or USA, sorry. You are sadly mistaken.

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