The High Court on Monday directed the authorities concerned to submit a report on the mismanagement of traffic signal monitoring system in the capital within 30 days.
The court also issued a rule seeking explanation as to why the inaction of the relevant authorities over traffic signal light mismanagement should not be declared illegal.
The bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman passed the order after hearing a writ petition filed by advocate Manoj Kumar Bhowmik.
The HC also directed the ministry concerned to form a policy on the traffic signal and asked the Additional Commissioner of Traffic to submit a progress report in this regard within 30 days.
Mismanagement in traffic signal system is the reason behind many road accidents, said Monoz Kumar.