The High Court today (October 16, 2022) gave time till October 30 to the government to form a commission to identify people who made up false stories about corruption involving the Padma Bridge project and to submit a compliance report to this effect.
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Some people, crossing the Padma Bridge, were seen stopping their private cars on the bridge to take selfies even though there is a restriction on it.
Three truck drivers have been fined for transporting motorcycles on the Padma Bridge.
Toll collection at toll-booth no 2 at the Mawa-end of Padma Bridge was halted as the toll plaza tilted after it was hit by a bus.
A 22-year-old woman gave birth to a baby boy near the Padma Bridge toll plaza in Jazira, Shariatpur yesterday (July 4, 2022). She was on her way to Dhaka from Madaripur’s Shibchar.