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BRTA files 1,239 cases, realises Tk 2.67m as fine for traffic rule violation in Oct

FE Online Report | Published: November 04, 2019 18:24:27 | Updated: November 05, 2019 11:02:02


Mobile courts of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) filed 1,239 cases against vehicles, and realised around Tk 2.67 million as fine for violating traffic rules during drives in October 2019.

Besides, the courts also jailed 18 people and dumped four vehicles in 164 drives, the transport regulator data revealed.

The BRTA lodged the cases as per the Motor Vehicle Ordinance, 1983.

Earlier in February this year, the BRTA filed 2,509 cases against vehicles and realised Tk 4.32 million as fine in 172 drives across the country.

Besides, it sent 44 people to jails and dumped five vehicles.

The mobile courts instituted 3,948 cases against vehicles, and realised around Tk 6.12 million as fine for violating traffic rules during drives in April, 2019. Besides, the courts also jailed 31 people and dumped 52 vehicles in 207 drives, the transport regulator data revealed.

In January this year, the BRTA filed 3,367 cases and realised Tk 5.45 million in 241 drives across the country. The courts also sent 17 people to jails and dumped eight vehicles, BRTA data added.

The BRTA conducts the drives regularly across the country with a view to bringing discipline and order on roads.

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