Stern legal action will be taken for carrying people in cargo vehicles, the Roads and Highways Division (RHD) said on Thursday.
Despite restriction on transporting passengers, some vehicles are still carrying people in violation of the government orders and is a punishable offense under the Road Transport Act 2018.
Legal actions will be taken against this type of misconduct, RHD said in an announcement.
Recently, RHD extended public transport shutdown till May 30 in a bid to tackle coronavirus.
The RHD also directed all concerned not to carry people in cargo vehicles.
Source: United News of Bangladesh