Funny old world; briefing 60second.SWISS officials say they are powerless to act against identical twins identical twins
Twins derived from the same fertilized ovum that at an early stage of development becomes separated into independently growing cell aggregations, giving rise to two individuals of the same sex, identical genetic makeup, and who have run up hundreds of parking tickets and blamed each other for the offences.
They say they cannot punish pun·ish
v. pun·ished, pun·ish·ing, pun·ish·es
1. To subject to a penalty for an offense, sin, or fault.
2. To inflict a penalty for (an offense).
3. Harold and Michael Lengen, 38, for parking offences committed in Winterthur. In the last year alone the twins have collected 29 parking tickets on a car which they both share.
But every time they refuse to pay and tell courts that the other was driving.
Police say it is impossible to prove which one was driving when they got the ticket..