Traffic cops book 125 autos for not plying by meter

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Jan 2018 09:34:28


Staff Reporter,

Traffic Control Branch of City Police on Tuesday launched a drive against auto-rickshaw drivers for not plying by meter and issued fine to 125 Auto-rickshaws.

A team of Traffic Police led by Sr Police Inspector Jayesh Bhandarkar conducted the drive across the city. It may be mentioned that Traffic Police had received several complaints from citizens that the auto-rickshaw drivers were not plying by electronic meter. Commissioner of Police Dr K Venkatesham had directed his staff to initiate legal action against the auto-rickshaw drivers plying without electronic meters.

The Regional Transport Authority had also made it mandatory for auto-rickshaws to ply by meters. The special driver against the erring auto-rickshaw drivers was conducted at Nagpur Railway Station, Ajni Railway Station, Ganeshpeth Bus Terminus and other public places.