Vehicles seized for not following lockdown in Chandpur. During the two days of the lockdown, a total of 81 vehicles including 64 easybikes, 6 trucks, 7 CNG, 3 motorbikes and 1 autorickshaw were seized for carrying passengers at various police checkposts in Chandpur for not following government instruction.
On Thursday, April 15 in the afternoon, District Traffic Police Inspector Zahirul Islam Bhuiyan confirmed this information.
The vehicles were seized by the traffic police from Baburhat, Wireless Junction, Circuit House, Ilish Chattar, Stadium Road in the city from the first morning of the lockdown on Wednesday afternoon to Thursday afternoon under the direction of the district administration and police administration.
In the afternoon, the seized vehicles were seen lining up at the Chandpur Stadium.
Traffic Police Inspector (TI) Zahirul Islam Bhuiyan told the “Chandpur Times” that the vehicles were seized from various checkposts in the city as they were carrying passengers without complying the lockdown.
However, they were not fined under the traffic law. The district administration and the police administration are aware of this. After detaining the confiscated vehicles for a few days, the executive magistrates may issue cautionary fines and release the vehicles.
Correspondent: April 15,2021