Bangladesh Road Transport Authority filed 104 cases and realised Tk 2.05 lakh in fines for traffic rule violation in Dhaka and Chittagong cities on Monday.
Executive magistrates of BRTA operated three mobile courts against violation of traffic rules and two brokers were jailed, two vehicles sent to dumping station and documents of three vehicles seized.
Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader visited two mobile courts held at Manik Mia Avenue in the capital where he directed BRTA officials to take action against unfit vehicles.
The minister also directed action against the public transports charging extra from passengers defying government-fixed fare charts.
BRTA director for enforcement Nur Mohammad Mazumder told New Age that the courts were conducted under their regular programme.
At one end of Manik Mia Avenue, BRTA executive magistrate Md Mazharul Islam operated a mobile court which filed 56 cases and realised Tk 1,33,000 in fines.
The same court also sent two vehicles to dumping station and seized documents of three vehicles.
Executive magistrate Muhammad Abdur Rahim Shujan conducted another mobile court at the other end of the avenue where he filed 46 cases and realised Tk 72,000 in fines.
In Chittagong, BRTA office executive magistrate Md Munibur Rahman operated a mobile court where he jailed two brokers for different terms.
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