Published On: Sat, Dec 21st, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Unregistered rickshaws giving extortion money to mafia

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RAWALPINDI: Unregistered rickshaws stands established in Raja Bazaar are forced to pay extortion money to mafia, while concerned authorities have become silent spectator on the situation.

Details said, Rs 70000 is being collected daily from 1300 unregistered rickshaws moving in the area of Raza Bazaar, Fawara Chowk without route permit.

This establishing of illegal rickshaw stands in the area is directly benefiting the extortionists, while police has also kept silence on the issue giving free hand to mafia.

Residents of the area have demanded from high officials to take notice of this situation and to launch operation against unregistered rickshaws and extortionists to establish the writ of governments.