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    Opinion: arresting for traffic rules violation is a crazy idea

    In a country where corrupt practices dominate traffic rules and laws, the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has prepared a draft law under which police would not require any warrant to arrest anyone for violation of traffic rules. Police lodge around 70,000 cases a month and there is a huge backlog of cases. Will this new law, if passed, help the situation?

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    2 Dhaka cops suspended over 'bribe taking'

    Two police officials of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station in Dhaka are suspended for allegedly detaining three employees of a recruiting agency and forcing them to pay bribes.

  • Fifa vice-presidents held in Zurich

    Two Fifa vice-presidents are arrested in a dawn raid at a Swiss hotel on suspicion of accepting millions of dollars of bribes.

  • Women pay more bribes than men in land offices: TIB

    Women are paying more bribes than men for availing services at land offices, a Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) report says.

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    Fifa’s Jack Warner ‘to reveal all’

    Former Fifa vice president Jack Warner has said in a TV address that he will reveal all he knows about corruption at the world football body.

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