You’re not above law, forum tells Transport Dept. babus
- An auto-rickshaw driver Tilak Singh filled a complaint on some officials with an attitude of being above law and irresponsible.
- He was persistently denied fitness certificates by department officials due to which he could not ply his auto for a year.
- The North-East District Consumer Forum Acted on the complaint and directed the Delhi Government Chief Secretary to deduct Rs.70,000 from the salaries of Deputy Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner (Enforcement) & Assistant Commissioner equally compensate the driver.
- The driver’s financial loss was due to his not being able to ply his auto for want of a fitness certificate, litigation expenses and mental pain and suffering.
- Consumer Forum