Taxi drivers seen on video forcing fare dodgers to strip and cover themselves in blue paintBy Mason White 10:23 AM May 28, 2014
|Taxi fare evader covered in blue paint|
By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) Taxi drivers in Russia, decided that it is time to take revenge against those passengers who think that they can get a free ride, a video uploaded to the Internet showed.
On the video, the taxi drivers are seen forcing the passengers to strip and cover themselves in blue paint.
The passengers were also forced to paste a sign on their back while walking down several streets. So far, the general public is divided about the bizarre punishment.
Some said that the taxi drivers are heroes while others believe that they are just carrying out street justice. The drastic measures was sparked by an epidemic of fee evaders trying to get free rides around town.
Some painted victims have protested against this form of punishment after being forced to run home naked covered in blue paint. In the video below, you can see several fare evaders being forced to strip, cover themselves in blue paint and walk on the street.