9,47,600 fines in 2419 cases for non-compliance with traffic laws


Md. Ashraful Islam: The traffic department of Dhaka Metropolitan Police conducted operations against traffic violators in different areas of the capital. The campaign is regularly conducted in the capital as part of daily activities.

During the operation, the traffic department of Dhaka Metropolitan Police filed 2,419 cases and fined Tk 9,47,600. During the operation, 12 vehicles were dumped and 594 vehicles were wrecked.

According to traffic sources, action has been taken against 178 vehicles for reversing, 43 for using hydraulic horns, 4 for using hooters and beacon lights, and 12 for installing black glass in microbuses.

Besides, cases were registered against 777 motorcycles and 90 motorcycles were detained for violating traffic laws. There have been 33 video cases and 19 direct cases of using mobile phones while driving.

These cases and fines were collected by the traffic department of DMP during the day-long operation on July 7, 2016. This campaign will continue.


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