Kathmandu,19 Dec 2014: Police took 345 men under control for two hours for occupying the seats reserved for women in public transport.
They were taken under control from 25 different places in Kathmandu valley including Bouddha, Thapathali, Airport and Kamalpokhari under the campaign launched from 9:00 am-11:00 am.
Superintendent of Police at the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, Ramshahpath, Basanta Panta said the men were released after providing traffic awareness.
Panta said that providing sufficient information to the men as they sometime used to sit on woman seats unknowingly and sometime knowingly and making them aware about such things in days ahead was the main objective of the campaign.
The men were given awareness classes at nearby police posts. He said they have expected that such campaign would help maintain road discipline and road safety.