RM800 Taxi Fare: SPAD Revokes Taxi Operator's Licence, Vehicle Permit

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has revoked the licence of a taxi operator and his vehicle permit for charging two French tourists RM800 for a short ride last month.

SPAD in a statement today, said this followed investigations into a complaint by the tourists who were charged the fare for a ride from Kuala Lumpur City Centre to the National Mosque here on Dec 17.

"SPAD will take legal action against the operator. If found guilty, the operator could face a fine and/or jail term and the vehicle, forfeited.....