BRTA strict in drive, 90 buses count fine 

BRTA strict in drive, 90 buses count fine 

Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 21:56 13 August 2022   Updated: 21:57 13 August 2022

BRTA strict in drive, 90 buses count fine - File Photo

BRTA strict in drive, 90 buses count fine - File Photo

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has fined 90 public transport over Tk 3 lakh for taking out extra fares. BRTA collects this fine by conducting mobile courts in ten spots of Dhaka and Chattogram city.

It was said in a notice sent by Hemayet Uddin, BRTA Deputy Director (Enforcement) on Saturday.

The notice state that 10 mobile courts of BRTA have fined 32 buses Tk 1 lakh 23 thousand 200 conducting mobile courts at 10 spots in Dhaka and Chattogram metropolis for collecting excess fare.

The notification also said that 90 buses have been fined Tk 3 lakh 28 thousand 200 for route violation/without route permit, hydraulic horn, extra fare collection, unfitness, and other offenses.

BRTA Chairman Nur Mohammad Mazumder, Director (Enforcement) Azizul Islam and Deputy Director (Enforcement) Md. Hemet Uddin supervised the operations.

Bus and minibus owners and trade union representatives were also present during the drive.

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