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Lockdown breaches: 251 arrested in Dhaka on day 18

  • Published at 09:31 pm August 9th, 2021
Policemen screen a vehicle at a check-post set up in TT Para, Dhaka on Wednesday, 04 August 2021 Focus Bangla

Mobile courts collected Tk74,150 in fines from 102 people.

Police arrested 251 more people in Dhaka on Monday for violating lockdown restrictions on the 18th day of the countrywide lockdown aimed at reducing the Covid-19 spread.

The arrestees failed to show any valid reason for being out on the streets, said DMP Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media) Iftekharul Islam.

Meanwhile, mobile courts collected Tk74,150 in fines from 102 people.

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Also, the Traffic Division collected Tk1,045,000  as penalties from 468 vehicles for violating lockdown restrictions.

The number of vehicles and people on the city’s streets were comparatively higher on Monday than the previous day.