Dhaka, March 5 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has identified illegal transactions totalling over Tk 10 billion within the bus services sector.

These transactions include tolls, illegal parking, and irregular entry and exit from terminals, occurring over the span of a year.

According to a study conducted by TIB, some 90 per cent of these illegal transactions took place during the process of legalising driving licences, fitness certifications, and route permits through the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA).

TIB's research teams revealed these findings during a press conference at the TIB office on Tuesday, with TIB Executive Director Iftekharuzzaman moderating the discussion.

Iftekharuzzaman highlighted that the...