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Cases against vehicles, realisation of fines decline in Nov

FE Online Report | Published: December 03, 2019 18:59:32 | Updated: December 04, 2019 09:58:31


Both cases against vehicles and realisation of fines by Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) witnessed a drastic decline in November this year.

Mobile courts of the BRTA filed 446 cases against vehicles and realised over Tk 517,000 in fine for violating traffic rules across the country during the period, according to a report of the transport regulator.

Apart from this, the courts neither jailed anyone nor dumped vehicles in 61 drives.

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

The courts of the transport regulator instituted 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 mobile courts lodged cases against 3,948 vehicles, and realised around Tk 6.12 million in 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.

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

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

In January this year, the BRTA filed 3,367 cases and realised Tk 5.45 million in 241 drives across the country.

The court sent 17 people to jails and dumped eight vehicles, BRTA data added.

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

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