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Strict Lockdown

239 arrested for defying rules

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 7 August, 2021 12:00 AM
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Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Friday arrested at least 239 persons for beaching the rules of lockdown and roaming on roads unnecessarily amid the surge of COVID-19.

The mobile courts also fined 74 persons Tk 90, 410 for violating the health guidelines, said a DMP press release on Friday.

It also said the traffic division of DMP fined 295 vehicles Tk around 7 lakh in various charges including violating the instruction of the government.

Meanwhile, highway police have seized as many as 40 long-route buses for ferrying passengers on the Dhaka-Tangail highway of Gazipur in violation of lockdown restrictions.