An official inquiry was ordered into the allegations against a private company for overcharging at an entry point at Aharbal in Southern district of Kulgam, officials said Thursday.
They said that contractors of a private firm that has been in contract to charge entry fee of vehicles at Aharbal in Kulgam were allegedly violating the rules and exploiting hundreds of visitors daily by charging Rs 30 instead of Rs 20 .
As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a video went viral on social media as well where it has been found that the contractor has made receipts of Rs 30 instead of Rs 20 and were charging Rs 30 from every vehicle owner entering Aharbal.
People appreciated the person who made a video where contractors were cheating people. Meanwhile, Ghalib Shah CEO Aharbal Development Authority told KNO that they have already taken cognizance of the issue and an inquiry has been ordered. “This entry point has been outsourced earlier and all angles in this issue will be checked and whosoever will be found involved, strict action will be taken against them,” he said, adding that if needed an FIR will be lodged against the private company—(KNO)