traffic police

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?

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

Truck runs over traffic cop in Jatrabari

A traffic policeman has died after being run over by a truck in Dhaka's Jatrabari area while he was crossing a road.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

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?

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Unruly BRTC buses booked, kudos cops

No one is above the law and the traffic police in Dhaka’s Farmgate area has made the exemplary move by translating the words into action. Though the Farmgate point has been an example of rampant traffic violation, not sparing unruly state-run BRTC buses prove that they are trying their best.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Traffic agony in Dhaka

Riddled with traffic congestion since morning, the agonising road situation in Dhaka is likely to pursue throughout the day, authorities fear.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

WATCH: Does a cop have enough power to control Dhaka streets?

Does a policeman enjoy enough power to control traffic system in Dhaka?

August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015

A hero in uniform

A traffic policeman dives into a ditch and rescues an eight-year-old child while people were standing there as mere spectators.

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

Traffic police mercilessly beat youth (video)

Three policemen mercilessly beat a youth over a trivial issue in Dhaka.