Monday, 27 September, 2021
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Strict Lockdown

354 held for defying rules

354 held for defying rules

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

 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 Tk 1,77,000 in fines from 120 people.

 Besides, the Traffic Division collected Tk 1,12,3000 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 were plying city streets and people wandering around with little or no regard to the health guidelines.