TAMIL NADU

Cases against erring auto drivers

HYDERABAD, FEB. 15. Following instructions by the Minister for Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Legal Metrology, Kodela Siva Prasada Rao, the Department of Legal Metrology during the last 14 days conducted raids on auto-rickshaws in the twin cities and registered 241 cases against erring drivers.

The Department in a press release requested the public to check the two seals on the wires which emerge below the meter, three seals behind the meter, on three corners of the meter itself and one seal on the left hand side near the foot of the driver seat. These seals are of lead and bear the stamp of the inspector and if found missing or tampered, the Department asked the public to contact on phone Nos. 7612170, 7612706 and 4550450.

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