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Ride-sharing apps hit hurdle as state sides with taxi operators

Tsering D Gurung, Jan 16 Kathmandu
On Monday, the Metropolitan Traffic Police detained five motorcyclists in Kathmandu who were associated with ride-hailing apps and impounded their motorcycles. The bikers were fined Rs 1,000 each and then let go.The crackdown continued further on Tuesday, as both Tootle and Pathao, two motorcycle ride-sharing companies in the Capital, reported more incidents of their riders being apprehended by traffic personnel. 
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