KMC condemns harassment of charged parking men

Karachi: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation KMC Director Charged Parking Syed Raza Abbas Rizvi has condemned harassment and arrest of KMC Charged Parking contractor staff on Tariq Road, terming it interference into KMC affairs.

He said KMC allotted the contract of receiving charged parking to private contractor on Tariq Road which deployed its staff to receive parking fees of vehicles here. Mobile van of Ferozabad Police Station visited charged parking area of Tariq Road at about 12:30pm on Tuesday and took seven staff members of charged parking into custody without any reason

He said when the staff contacted SHO said that he acted as per orders of his S.P. therefore he could not release the staff till the S.P. directs to do so.

Director Charged Parking said this act of police could result in decrease in KMC revenue, urging the police not to interfere into KMC matters.