HC wants list of unfit vehicles, expired license holders

DHAKA, The High Court (HC) today directed Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) to submit lists of vehicles and drivers, whose fitness certificates and driving license haven't been renewed respectively after those were expired.

A High Court division bench comprising Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order as BRTA director (road safety) Sheikh Mohammad MahbubeRabbani appeared before it and gave explanation in this regard.

Supreme Court lawyer advocate Syed Mamun Mahbub drew court's attention towards a report of an English daily about the free movement of unfit vehicles. The court on March 27 issued a rule in this regard and had asked BRTA director to appear before it today and gave explanation.

Following that order the BRTA director appeared before it and also two reports, one from BRTA and another from police, were submitted.

The court today also asked BRTA to let court know in a month the steps they have taken so far against unfit vehicles and dateexpired license holders.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)