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354 held for breaching lockdown rules on day 12

  • Published at 09:57 pm August 3rd, 2021
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Police stopping motorcycles at a checkpost in Dhaka on Friday, July 23, 2021 Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune

Mobile courts collected around Tk2 lakh in fines from 120 people

Police on Tuesday arrested 354 people in Dhaka for violating lockdown restrictions on the 12th day of the countrywide strict lockdown.

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

Meanwhile, mobile courts collected Tk177,000 in fines from 120 people. 


Also Read - Bangladesh extends strict lockdown by five days to August 10


Besides, the Traffic Division collected Tk1,123,000 as penalties from 532 vehicles for failing to comply with coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

On the 12th day of lockdown, the streets of Dhaka flooded with vehicles bringing back its chaotic days.

Everything except public transports was plying city streets and people wandering around with little or no regard to the health guidelines.

The government, meanwhile, has extended the current lockdown till August 10.

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