Public prosecutor inspects interprovincial buses due to allegations of unhealthiness

A fter having been informed that multiple interprovincial transport companies would be operating in unhygienic conditions, the municipal authorities of Huaraz together with the Crime Prevention Prosecutor, Manuel García, intervened the premises of a couple of these companies.

¨We have received multiple complaints from passengers who made use of the services offered by these companies and we have been informed that some even have noticed the presence of insects onboard, causing discomfort among consumers ¨, so stated prosecutor García. The Deputy Prosecutor for Crime Prevention of the Public Prosecutor’s Office informed that the operation was carried out in the Terrestrial Terminal of Challhua and different interprovincial bus agencies, in order to prevent crimes against the human body and public health.

The Prosecutor in charge of the operation exhorted each of the drivers and administrators of the different transport companies in Huaraz that at all time they should protect the lives of the customers, guaranteeing the cleanliness of all bus environments and by doing so to guarantee public safety.

Earlier this week, the sub traffic manager of the Municipality of Huaraz, Walter Lazarte Bustamante, reported that a total of seven informal interprovincial bus terminals were closed. On the 16th of January a new terrestrial bus terminal was opened by the municipality. However, a few days after the inauguration of the terminal many transport companies were reluctant to use the new facilities.

Photo: the new terrestrial bus terminal in Huaraz (Chúa Bajo)

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