Man fined for burping in public after eating a kebab


Man fined for burping in public after eating a kebab

Edin Mehic likes to burp apparently (Picture: CEN)

If you like burping and farting in public places let this story serve as a warning to you.

Edin Mehic was fined 70 euros (£55) after belching in the proximity of a policeman while visiting the Prater fun park in Vienna.

Yes, the bartender was forced to pay the sum of money for making the rude noise after eating a kebab on February 7.

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Pic shows: screen of fine added by Edin Mehic on Facebook.nnA hungry barkeeper who stopped for a bite to eat at a kebab stand has been fined for burping too loudly.nnPolice who heard the man burping near the Praterstern area of Vienna told him it was a breach of the peace, and slapped him with a 70 Euro fine.nnThe incident went viral in Austria when Edin Mehic posted a copy of the police report into the incident on his Facebook page, saying:

Here’s the proof (Picture: CEN)

Mehic thought a lot of people wouldn’t believe him so posted his ticket on Facebook.

It showed his offence on ‘public decency with a loud belch next to a police officer’.

Police spokesman Roman Hahslinger confirmed Mehic had been fined for the offending burp.

Though it was emitted earlier this month the belch continues to resonate.

More than 100 people have vowed to attend a ‘loud belch flashmob’ planned for Saturday near the scene of the crime.

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