Cases booked against autorickshaw drivers

Cracking the whip on rogue autorickshaw drivers, the traffic police caught 25 of them for refusing to ferry passengers or demanding more money. This followed a sting operation conducted in the Majestic area on Sunday . Errant autorickshaw drivers at Anand Rao Circle, S.C. Road and Dhanwanthri Road were caught. Those plying their vehicles without the display boards and valid permits were also booked. Cases were booked against the drivers and were fined Rs. 2,000 each, While many refused to come on hire, a few others demanded nearly 10 times the actual fare, said a police official. He said while one of the policemen posed as a passenger and spoke to the driver, the other policeman accompanying him videographed it.

-Special Correspondent.

Police book autorickshaw drivers for refusing to ply or demanding excess fare