Belagavi: The district police on Wednesday clarified that there was no exemption for two-wheeler riders from wearing the helmet.

SP Sudeerkumar Reddy said the news that posted in social media about ADGP Traffic on Tuesday was circulated to some districts including Belagavi but we haven’t received any order copy from the deprtment and until and unless the Supreme Court order over the matter there was no questions of interfering.

“Riders should continue wearing the helmets to avoid from getting fined”, he said. The instruction would also apply to those ride in Police Commissionerate. The post had stated the 8 districts from north Karnataka including Belagavi were exempted from wearing the helmet during summer and kept it an option.