Friday, March 16, 2012

Rickshaw drivers in Lahore protest

LAHORE: Rickshaw drivers in Lahore protest against the chalan of traffic wardens and many of them mounted on a high tension electric tower.

Rickshaw Drivers continued to protest in Babusabu interchange, Lahore.

According to the sources, The driver had first arrived in the area and informed people that he had been fined three times in the last three days, adding that he could no longer afford to pay the fines. Today the police had impounded his motorcycle-rickshaw.
In protest, the driver climbed to the top of the tower with copies of the challan in his hand.
After the spread of news many other rickshaw drivers joined the protest while Police baton-charge to disperse them while Several people were injured during the clashes.

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