Traveling ticket examiner (TTE)

Are relatives of ministers, MPs now entitled to misuse power, influence?

A traveling ticket examiner (TTE) of Bangladesh Railway's Pakshey Division was suspended after he fined three passengers who were traveling without tickets, introducing themselves as relatives of the railway minister. The suspension order was, however, withdrawn today.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

The tale of one TTE, a minister’s wife and her relatives

TTE Shafiqul Islam fined three passengers who were travelling without tickets. This action prompted the Pakshey Division of Bangladesh Railways (BR) to temporarily suspend him. The punishment was delivered swiftly. So swiftly that Shafiqul had to be informed through a telephone call.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Are relatives of ministers, MPs now entitled to misuse power, influence?

A traveling ticket examiner (TTE) of Bangladesh Railway's Pakshey Division was suspended after he fined three passengers who were traveling without tickets, introducing themselves as relatives of the railway minister. The suspension order was, however, withdrawn today.