The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) traffic division has extended the time of special task forces formed to bring discipline in the public transport in the capital.
The traffic division has formed four separate task forces, one each for Traffic East Division, West, North and Traffic South Division.The task forces, which were formed for the next one month till April 23, started operation from March 24.
Some positive outcomes were found after the start of the special task forces although desired result was not obtained yet. As a result, the time limit has been extended by more 15 days before the completion of their activities.
Masudur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner (Media) of the DMP said, “Monthly activities of the special task forces are in progress. This program has been extended for another 15 days till May 10.”
“Special task forces have been working to improve the traffic system of Dhaka city, strict enforcement of traffic law, public awareness and traffic discipline,” the deputy commissioner said.
Legal measures are being taken with fines, he added.