23 persons held for fleecing passengers

KATHMANDU: Police on Friday arrested 23 transport entrepreneurs and workers from different parts of Kathmandu valley for overcharging passengers.

As the outflow of people from the valley increases amid novel coronavirus scare, transport entrepreneurs were found defrauding the passengers.

Traffic police said that they had also warned ticket clerks against possible incidents of double-ticketing, blackmailing and selling tickets in black.