RAJKOT: Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) has slapped a Rs one-crore ad hoc penalty on Reliance Jio Infocomm for misusing its permission for laying cables in the city.

RMC Commissioner Vijay Nehra issued a notice to the company and asked it to pay a penalty of Rs 1 crore before March 15 failing which legal action including filing of a police complaint against the company would be initiated, Nehra said in an official release issued by the civic body. (News Report)

The same type of cheating is done by many private telecom companies to maximise profit. Officials are not acting against them due to the money/muscle power of the corporates.