Vienna Police Fine Man Over Loud Burp


A man has been fined €70 (£54) for burping too loudly in a Vienna park after feasting on a kebab, SKY NEWS reports.

Barman Edin Mehic was given a ticket after letting loose within earshot of a policeman on 7 February.

The ticket, posted on his Facebook page, says he offended “public decency with a loud belch next to a police officer.”

Mehic said he had eaten the kebab and was enjoying a Sunday stroll in the city’s Prater park when he burped and “felt a hand on his shoulder.” Mehic was apprehended during a Sunday stroll in idyllic Prater park.

Police spokesman Roman Hahslinger confirmed the belching offence had taken place, SKY NEWS reports.



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