Additional taxes levied on electronic police challan (e-challan) payment on public complaints have been abolished.
According to Lahore Chief Traffic Officer Syed Hamad Abid, the traffic police contacted the SBP on overcharging by the small banking sector and the SBP has stopped all banks from charging service charges on government utilities.
CTO Syed Hamad Abid said that after the launch of e-challan in the traffic police, public complaints were being received that various small banking centers were overbilling in the name of service charges for collecting challans, vigilance team took action. While registering cases against three shopkeepers.
The CTO said that citizens should identify overcharged shopkeepers so that action can be taken.
On the other hand, regular action is being taken by the city traffic police against non-paying challan vehicles. In this regard, 17 special squads have been formed. Road, Ferozepur Road and Main Boulevard are operating in Gulberg.
According to sources, challans were sent to 340,000 vehicles, 258,000 motorcycles and rickshaws and 9,000 commercial vehicles during the first five and a half months of this year, resulting in a fine of Rs 42,276,400 in the national exchequer. Last year, more than Rs 250 million in fines were deposited in the national exchequer.
The CTO Lahore Syed was written Hamad by electronic challan Letters to the additional tax to the State Bank of Pakistan to end go to the payment, CTO of the present state of public troubles taxes to eliminate was requested.
It may be recalled that the government has set a target of challaning Rs 3.6 billion to the traffic police in the new financial year. The traffic police will now issue challans for violating the rules, but there will be fewer challans for performance.
Extracted from City42 News