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Police to take action against PSVs for routes violation

By Our crime correspondent
July 07, 2022

Islamabad : The Islamabad Capital Territory Police (ICTP) have decided to take stern action against public service vehicles involved in non-completion of routes, misbehavior with passengers and overloading.

"Strict action will be taken against those transporters violating traffic routes. The purpose is to provide better traffic facilities to the citizen," while reviewing special report submitted by the Special Squads constituted for checking of route completion.

According to details ICTP is utilising all resources to facilitate the general public and not only issuing traffic violation tickets to the PSVs for overcharging, misbehaviour of driver/conductor and non-completion of route but also cancelling the driving license of the PSVs drivers who found repeatedly involved in same violation.

Action against such violators would be made more effective and progress of squads would be reviewed on regular basis.

Following directions of IGP (Islamabad) Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, special squads have already been constituted to check the route violation and ICTP Help Line (051-9261992, 93 or 1915 was established to resolve the public grievance well in time where every citizen can complain on the help line round the clock.

The citizens can lodge their complaint regarding non-completion of routes, misbehaviour with passengers or other traffic related issues at this ICTP helpline. Effective action against such violators in future and directed all Zonal DSPs to accelerate action in this regard.