Islamabad: SC lifts ban from Qingqi (ChinqChi) Rikshaws in Karachi

Supreme Court give in its judgment on the three tagged petitions, the bench imposed a ban on motorbike-rickshaws strolling without route permits and other important documentations on the main arteries of Karachi and in other parts of the province.

In his petition filed in 2012, sought courtroom order to ban Qingqi (ChingChi) rickshaws going for walks on roads. He requested the court docket to impose a ban on motorcycle-rickshaws, as they were running without course allow, registration and wide variety plates.


In step with the petitioner, the motorcycle-rickshaws were ordinarily pushed through underage drivers and induced some of accidents.

At the same time as the petition in opposition to motorcycle-rickshaws changed into nonetheless pending disposal before the SC, the rickshaw proprietors’ frame additionally moved the court docket in 2013 after a crackdown was launched on the 3-wheelers.

The courtroom mentioned within the judgment that the deteriorating traffic situations in important cities of the province, in particular in Karachi, become because of unauthorized and unlawful public delivery, “particularly, the big variety of Qingqi motorcycle rickshaws, which can be being allowed at the roads with the connivance of the public functionaries, which includes traffic police, who look like both the beneficiaries or co-sharers of such unlawful and illegitimate profits”.

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The court also dismissed the contentions of the rickshaw proprietor’s affiliation, terming them frivolous. The bench determined that the motorcycle rickshaw proprietors had no locus stand to document such petitions and to are trying to find any equitable alleviation from the court “as, admittedly, they do not have any legal authorization to ply such car on public roads with none health certificates, direction allow and registration according with regulation.

For that reason the courtroom brushed off the two petitions with fee of PKR 10,000 every to be deposited within the account of the SC health facility.

The court directed the Sindh and the town authorities to take immediately prison action towards all such illegal Qingqi motorbike-rickshaws which were plying on the roads with impunity and with none health certificate, direction permit and registration certificate. “Such action might also consist of issuance of challan, implementing exceptional and also impounding of such unlawful motors according with regulation, policies and guidelines”.

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