Is it legal for Residents’ Associations to clamp car wheels and levy fines?

Here is a news story about how a visitor’s car wheel was clamped and she was fined Rs 500.  


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It’s all very well for the Residents’ Association to say that the rules warn that the car wheels may be clamped, but is such clamping, and levying a fine of Rs 500, legal?  Surely residents’ associations cannot take the law into their own hands in this way?

 


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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.