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Traffic police starts drive against overcharging autorickshaws in Sriangar

Srinagar, Mar 06: Traffic Police, Srinagar after receiving complaints of exorbitant fares, on Tuesday launched a drive against the auto-rickshaws.
The drive is being supervised by Senior Superintendent of Police, Traffic, City, Muzaffar Ahamd Shah.
As per the reports, the personnel of traffic Police were seen stopping the auto-rickshaws at Moulana Azad road near women’s college and golf club.
Muzaffar Ahmad Shah said that they have been receiving complaints from a long time that autoricshaw drivers have been charging exorbitant rates from the passengers.
“400 challans have been registered in the first day,” he said.
Muzaffar said that the challans were done on account of defunct metres, lack of documents.
“The bikers were challaned for not wearing helmet, not possessing pollution certificate,”he said.
While seeking cooperation of the general public, he said that no traffic violation will be allowed.
“We are committed to ensure smooth movement of vehicles in and around Srinagar city,”he said.