Over 300 taxi drivers face action



KATHMANDU, Sept 13: More than 300 taxi faced action under the special campaign launched by the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division.

The Division took 337 taxi drivers under control for cheating passengers and took action against them. The Division has been launching the special campaign since September 6.

Division Chief and Senior Superintendent of Police, Basanta Kumar Panta, said that they took the taxi drivers under control for charging high fare.

He further said they would give continuity to the campaign to take action against such taxi drivers. The Division has deputed 50 traffic police for the same. The Department of Transport Management has charged up to Rs 3,000 fine from each taxi facing action.

According to the Department, 10, 645 taxis are now in operation in Kathmandu Valley. RSS