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Road mishaps during Eid: Directive for punishing offenders 

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Monday 27 August, 2018 10:33:11 pm

Road mishaps during Eid: Directive for punishing offenders 

Dhaka, Aug 27 (UNB) – A meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday asked the authorities concerned to immediately bring those responsible for the road accidents during Eid vacation to book.

The directives came from the first meeting of the high-level committee formed recently to monitor implementation of all activities for ensuring safe road and overall development of traffic system.

PMO Secretary Sajjadul Hassan presided over the meeting, said a press release.

Road accidents occurred before and after Eid-ul Azha and the overall transport management issues came up for elaborate discussion at the meeting. 

The committee prayed for salvation of the departed souls of those who were killed in road accidents during the Eid vacation and expressed sympathy to their bereaved family members.
It also wished quick recovery of the injured.

The committee asked all authorities concerned to take effective steps for strengthening the ongoing activities to ensure safe road across the country including Dhaka.

The committee directed the authorities concerned to step up mobile courts so that the traffic laws are followed and vehicles without route-permit can’t ply the streets.   

It also asked the authorities to take measures for brining all roads and highways across the country under CCTV camera network with the help of the local administration and local government bodies.

The committee stressed the need for taking public awareness programmes so that the people follow the traffic laws.