CTP launch operation against transporters for overcharging

RAWALPINDI: The City Traffic Police (CTP) have launched a grand operation against the transporters who were overcharging the passengers and minting money.

City Traffic Officer (CTO) Shoaib Khurram Janbaz warned the transporters for overcharging and said that strict action in accordance with the law would be taken against the violators, said a press release.

He said that special squads of city traffic police were formed to conduct raids and check overcharging. The CTO directed the DSPs traffic, sector in-charges and wardens to perform their duty effectively to check overcharging in public transport.

A special cell had also been established to receive public complaints and people can lodge their complaints against overcharging by transporters through helpline 1915 and 051-9272616, he added.

Earlier, CTP retrieved thousands of rupees that were overcharged by the transporters and the amount was returned to 3000 passengers on the spot.

Source: APP