Screaming Mum Ditches Son With Cops After 5-GBP Fine

Story ByJohn FengSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyAsia Wire Report

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This footage seen over two million times online shows a young mum screaming at a policeman who gave her a 5-GBP fine before abandoning her child with the cops.

The incident has gone viral since taking place in the city of Chuzhou in East China’s Anhui Province at 5:45pm local time on 13th August.

In the officer’s body camera footage, the young mum in a dress can be seen rolling her son’s pushchair along the fast lane of the city’s major thoroughfare.

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She is immediately called over by the cop, who proceeds to issue her a 50-RMB (5.90-GBP) fine for the offence, citing China’s Road Traffic Safety Law.

But the mum refuses to accept the cash fine and asks: “Are you fining me for walking?”

When the cop replies with a matter-of-fact ‘yes’, the mum repeatedly says: “I’m not paying!”

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The cop replies: “That’s your business,” but the woman shouts increasingly louder and eventually begins yelling: “Why are you fining me for walking!”

The incident witnessed by hundreds at the busy junction between Tianchang Road and Nanqiao Road then takes bizarre twist when the parent begins crying and says: “Why are you bullying me!”

She threatens: “I’m not leaving! I’m going to cry right here!”

She lifts her son – nicknamed ‘Nao Nao’ – from his pram and plops him on the road too, saying: “If you don’t cancel my fine, I’m going to sit on this road and cry!”

The authorities said the woman refused to move to the side of the road, so a second officer was later asked to roll the boy’s pram away.

Seeing this, the woman says: “I don’t want my child any more” – and then runs away in the opposite direction.

Chuzhou police said the boy was taken back to the police station and later collected there by his mum.

However, they did not say whether she had paid the fine.

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John Feng

I am a senior journalist and editor, and have worked for a number of different news agencies over the last decade. I am currently editor-in-chief of the Asia Wire Report news wire.

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