999 call stops extra bus fare in Bogura
Staff of a bus in Bogura was bound to return the extra charge of bus fare collected from passengers after police’s intervention.
Nandigram Police Station officer-in-charge Shawkat Kabir said a passenger of a bus called national emergency service 999 to seek help as staff of a Bogura-Rajshahi bound bus was charging extra fare on passengers on Sunday.
Sub-inspector Faruqe Hossain rushed to the spot and asked the bus staff to return extra charges, he added.
The bus fare of Bogura-Rajshahi route is Tk 150 but the bus employees were collecting Tk 300 from passengers, the OC added.