Mobile courts realize Tk2.63 lakh 168 detainees
Police on Monday arrested 604 people in the capital for alleged violation of the Covid-19 lockdown rules on its 12th day.
The arrestees were out on the streets violating the restrictions, said DMP Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media) Iftekharul Islam.
Meanwhile, mobile courts collected Tk2.63 lakh as fines from 168 detainees and the Traffic Division collected Tk15.62 lakh from 727 vehicles as penalties.
Bangladesh is currently under a 14-day lockdown imposed to tame an alarming surge in coronavirus infections across the country.
Starting on July 1, the nationwide strict lockdown will continue until July 14 midnight.
Bangladesh recorded 13,768 coronavirus cases and 220 deaths in the last 24 hours to 8am on Monday, topping the previous highest single-day infection of 11,874 on Sunday.