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Violation of Lockdown Rules

481 arrested in Dhaka

481 arrested in Dhaka

Police arrested 481 people in Dhaka on charges of violating lockdown restrictions on the 9th day of the 14-day countrywide strict lockdown on Saturday, reports UNB.

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

On the other hand, mobile courts collected Tk 206,710 in fine from 202 people.

Besides, the Traffic Division collected Tk 1,045,000 as penalties from 440 vehicles for failing to comply with coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Members of the police, Rab and BGB were seen patrolling the city streets and checking vehicles at checkpoints in different parts of the capital.