Traffic police launch crackdown on Kathmandu cabs after cheating complaints

  • Madheshspecial
  • 49 Views
  • Published Date: Jul 24,2018

Kathmandu, July 24/ The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division says it has launched a crackdown on taxis and private light vehicles providing rental services, after it received complaints galore that they cheated customers.

The Division has mobilised police in civvies and total 57 vehicles have been booked for overcharging passengers in past one week.

Each of the vehicles providing services to passengers going to and from Tribhuvan International Airport have been fined Rs 3,000.

The Division’s spokesperson, SP Surendra Prasad Mainali, says the Division decided to mobilise plainclothes cops after the number of complaints about them charging more significantly rose of late.

Meanwhile, taxi entrepreneurs have also extended support to the crackdown. “Every taxi driver should agree to provide service on the fair calculated by the metre,” a leader of the entrepreneurs’ association, Arjun Gautam says, “But, the fair has to be increased.”

There are 10,600 taxis are in operation in Kathmandu Valley.

User's Feedback

Related News More News

Mittraan da Dhaba restaurant review: Punjab on a platter

Kathmandu, July 24/ One of my fondest memories from my time in India is travelling state to state on busses. Those journies did take time, but I got t

Zhong Hua Restaurant Review: Taste of China comes to Thamel

Kathmandu, July 24/ With more tourists coming to Nepal from its northern neighbour every year, many Chinese restaurants have popped up around the

Australia interested to invest in solar energy production in Nepal

Kathmandu, July 24/ Australian Ambassador to Nepal Peter Budd says Australian investors are interested to work in solar energy production sector in Ne


Copyright © 2017 / 2019 - Madheshspecial.com. All rights reserved