DMP files 5,015 cases over traffic irregularities
The traffic division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) filed a total of 5,015 cases for violating traffic rules in the capital on Friday.
Police at the time fined the traffic offenders Taka 20, 63,500 and sent 29 vehicles to dumping ground. Apart from this, a total of 530 vehicles were sent for wrecking.
A total of 151 vehicles were sued for using hydraulic horns, three vehicles for using hooters and beacon lights, 685 vehicles for moving into the wrong way and eight microbuses were booked for using black glasses on windows, said a DMP press release on Saturday. Cases were also filed against 1,586 motorcycles for violating traffic rules and 93 more were seized.
Six cases were filed against drivers for talking on mobile phones while driving, added the DMP press release.