RAJSHAHI, May 22, 2018 (BSS)- District and upazila administrations and other entities concerned here expedited drives against food adulterations and irregularities in order to protect consumers rights.
As part of it, district administration conducted a daylong mobile court in BSCIC industrial estate and found 12 vermicelli factories guilty of manufacturing food items in unhygienic condition.
The court fined the factories Taka 1,26,800 and realized the fine instantly.
Additional District Magistrate Subrata Paul led the mobile court.
Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Abdullah Al Mahmud and Executive Magistrate Zahid Hassan Milky conducted a mobile court at Baneswar Bazar under Puthiya Upazila and fined two hotel and restaurants Taka 10,000 as those were found guilty of manufacturing, possessing and selling food items in unhygienic atmosphere.
Bagha Upazila Nirbahi Officer Shamim Reja fined four sweetmeat stores Taka 7,500 after conducting a mobile court at Bagha Bazar area on Monday afternoon.
Deputy Commissioner SM Abdul Kader told the local journalists that such drives will continue for the public interests.