604 people held in city during lockdown

Sun Online Desk

12th July, 2021 08:46:01 PM printer

604 people held in city during lockdown

In their bid to strictly enforce restrictions police arrested 604 people in the capital for alleged violation of a 14-day lockdown on its 12th day Monday.

The arrestees were out on the streets violating restrictions, said DMP Additional Deputy Commissioner (media) Iftekharul Islam.

Meanwhile, mobile courts collected Tk 2,63,900  as fines from 168 rules breakers.

During this time, the Traffic Division collected Tk 15,62,000 from 727 vehicles as penalties for failing to comply with coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Bangladesh is currently under a 14-day lockdown imposed to tame an alarming surge in the Covid infections across the country.

Started on July 1 the nationwide strict lockdown will continue until July 14 midnight.

Meanwhile, both Covid cases and fatalities continue to rage across the country.