DAMAULI: District Traffic Police Office, Tanahun took action against various buses for overcharging passengers on Monday. Police stopped the vehicles at Damauli for checking and took action against such vehicles after the public complained about overpricing in long as well as short routes. Two vehicles, one en route to Birgunj from Pokhara and another heading to Bhairahawa from Pokhara, were brought to book for the same. SI Om Prakash Poudel said vehicle operators charged Rs 1,000 per passenger against the usual fare of Rs 400. He said the money was returned to the passengers. Tanahun District Traffic Police Office said police penalised such vehicles for their illegal acts and warned vehicle operators not to repeat the same in the days ahead.