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Bombay High Court rejects Rapido's plea over plying bike-taxi in Pune

Bombay High Court has rejected a petition by bike-taxi aggregator Rapido against Pune RTO's refusal to grant it a license for plying two and three-wheelers taxis

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The Bombay High Court on Friday rejected a petition by the bike-taxi aggregator Roppen Transportation Services Pvt Ltd (Rapido), against the refusal from Pune Regional Transport Office (RTO) for a license to ply two- and- three-wheeler taxis, reported LiveLaw.

According to the report, the bike-taxi aggregator was asked to suspend its operations in Maharashtra by the Bombay HC after it was discovered that it did not have a license to operate from the state government.

Rapido's plea has been rejected on "no merit" grounds. The bench of justice hearing the plea pointed out that there are contradictions in Rapido's stand.

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First Published: Jan 20 2023 | 5:34 PM IST

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