The Checking staff of Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation has intensified checking of buses operated in and around Bangalore City to detect ticket-less travelling by the passengers. During the Month of February-2015 they have checked 31203 trips and penalized 7653 ticketless passengers by collecting Rs. 13,93,020/- as penalty and booked 4934 cases against conductor’s for their dereliction of duty.
During the aforesaid period the Checking Staff have penalized 1949 male passengers occupying seats exclusively reserved for lady passengers & imposed fine of Rs. 1,94,900/- in accordance with KMV Rules 94 r/w section 177 of MV Act 1988.
The passengers are requested to co-operate with the Checking Staff & to travel in BMTC buses with valid ticket / day pass / monthly pass. They are requested to produce the same on demand made by the Checking Staff during the course of checking & allow the female passengers to occupy the seats exclusively reserved for them.
– As per the press-release of BMTC
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