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26 fined for travelling without tickets

  • Published at 03:42 pm June 3rd, 2019
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People try desperately to climb onto the roof of a train as the compartments themselves are completely packed, at Dhaka's Airport Railway Station ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr on June 3, 2019 Dhaka Tribune

A total of Tk4,600 was fined

A mobile court by Bangladesh railway has fined 26 passengers for travelling without tickets.

The executive magistrate and deputy secretary of the Ministry of Railways conducted the drive from around 10:30am to 1pm on Monday.

They fined a total of Tk4,600 from these 26 people.

Md Supiar Rahman, administrative officer of the Ministry of Railways, said: "Most of the people fined were travelling without tickets, and some have entered the platform illegally."

"The magistrate fined them according to the Railway Act, 1890," the admin officer added.