Islamabad - District administration Islamabad Tuesday sprung into action against illegal taxi cars plying on the capital roads.

Capt (Retd) Syed Ali Asghar, AC Saddar/Secretary Islamabad Transport Authority (ITA) raided the illegal taxis in general area of Sector E-11. Moreover, the ITA staff checked four cab company offices operating without any governmental approval. These included Crown Cab in Sector G-8 Markaz, Derbi Cab, Sector I-8 Markaz, Careem Cab in Sector F-11 Markaz and Citi Cab in Bahria Town. The offices of Crown Cab and Careem Cab were sealed.

 In addition to this, the administration also checked fruit/vegetable shops in the area.

In total, 17 taxi drivers and vegetable shop owners were proceeded against and a fine of Rs135,000 was imposed on them collectively.