Drivers of vehicles are not abiding by the lockdown in Chandpur.Police seized 110 vehicles in a day-long operation in Chandpur on Monday. The traffic department of the police has taken legal action against the drivers and owners of these vehicles without imposing any financial penalty.
Chandpur Sadar Circle Additional Superintendent of Police Jahed Parvez Chowdhury said lockdown was underway in the entire district to prevent corona infection. As a result, the movement of vehicles other than emergency services has been banned.
In such a situation, a large number of CNG and battery-powered vehicles fell into the city in violation of the ban. This forced the traffic department of the police to be strict.
The Additional Superintendent of Police further said that 167 vehicles have been seized in the last two days.
He said such campaigns would continue. Besides, the police will conduct similar raids on shops and markets in Chandpur city from Tuesday. However, the police will be active only in the shops or markets which are open except for medicines, raw materials and essential commodities.
Incidentally, when the spread of corona began on April 8, the entire Chandpur district announced a lockdown.
However, when the administration took a somewhat relaxed stance at this time, massive public gatherings started in the district town. Vehicle pressure also increases.
In such a situation, if the corona becomes more widely infected, the district administration and the police department are forced to go to a strict position from Sunday morning.
In the meantime, government officials, police and half a hundred others have been attacked by corona in Chandpur.Four people died.
Chandpur Correspondent, May 12,2020