Scale operator, 2 truck drivers held in Sirajganj

Our Correspondent . Sirajganj

Police arrested a scale operator of Bangabandhu Bridge and two truck drivers for allowing transportation of over limit weights across the bridge with payment of bribes on Wednesday.
The arrestees were identified as bridge scale operator Osman Gani, truck drivers Babul Hossain and Raju Hossain, both hailing from Thakurgaon district.
Bangladesh Bridge Authorities detained them and handed over to the police. Besides, they also seized a truck, Dhaka Metro Ta-164094, in this connection.
The officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge (west), Rakibul Islam, said that a truck driver had crossed the bridge with his over-weighing truck after paying money to the scale operator through mobile banking (Bkash) system at the Toll Plaza, a week ago.
The incidence came to the knowledge of Bangladesh Bridge Authorities on Wednesday, he said.

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