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Nearly 2 lakh cases in Dhaka during traffic month

  • Published at 04:26 pm October 5th, 2018
A total of 3,651 cases were filled for traffic violations in Dhaka on the first day of "Traffic Week", a week-long road-safety program launched shortly after the protest ended. Traffic laws continue to be enforced.

Tk14 crore realized in fines by DMP in September

The Traffic Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) filed some 172,600 cases and realized around Tk14.19 crore in fine for traffic rules violation in the capital during the month-long traffic safety awareness campaign in September.

The special awareness campaign was conducted as part of DMP's initiatives to bring discipline on the city streets. DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia formally inaugurated the campaign on September 4.

Sources at the Traffic Division said its members filed cases against vehicles on various charges, including violation of traffic rules, using hydraulic horns, beacon light and tinted glass and plying the vehicles on the wrong side of road.

Of the cases, 13,088 were filed for plying the vehicles on the wrong side while 7,628 for fitness-related problems, 6,495 over route permit, 30,564 over driving licences, 65,803 against motorcycles and others for using hydraulic horns, beacon light and other reasons.

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