Bangladesh Road Transport Authority filed 54 cases and realised Tk 1.90 lakh in fines for violation of traffic rules in Dhaka city and adjacent areas on Sunday.
The authorities conducted three mobile courts which sent three transport workers to jail while documents of one motor vehicle were seized for violation of rules under Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983, said a press release issued by the BRTA.
BRTA executive magistrate Muhammad Abdur Rahim Shujan, who operated a mobile court in Shymoli area, filed 23 cases and realised Tk 58,000 in fines.
The same court also sent three drivers to jail in different terms on allegation of reckless driving and illegal parking.
In BRTA’s Ekuria office, BRTA executive magistrate Md Shakhawat Hossian filed 16 cases, realised Tk 33,200 in fines and seized documents of a vehicle.
Executive magistrate Md Mazharul Islam operated a mobile court in Abdullahpur-Gazipur intersection area where he filed 15 cases and realised Tk 99,000 in fines.