5 establishments fined Tk 10 lakh in Rangpur

25th May, 2019 12:44:55 printer

RANGPUR: A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-13) in day-long anti-adulteration drives on Thursday fined five establishments Taka 10-lakh and destroyed huge adulterated foodstuffs and polythene worth Taka 20-lakh in the city, reports BSS.

“Led by Executive Magistrate Anisur Rahman from RAB headquarters, the court conducted drives at different areas of the city with participation of officials of Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute (BSTI) and other organisations,” a press release said on Friday.

The mobile court fined ‘Fulkuri Lachhcha Bread and Confectionery’ at Jalkor area of the city Taka three-lakh for producing adulterated foodstuffs, seized and destroyed huge quantity of adulterated foodstuffs worth Taka 3.80-lakh as per the laws concerned.

Later, the court fined ‘Everyday Food Factory’ Taka one-lakh in the same area, seized huge adulterated foodstuffs worth Taka three-lakh produced under unhygienic and dirty environment and destroyed those as per the laws concerned.

The mobile court fined ‘Sonali Bakery’ Taka two-lakh for producing and marketing adulterated vermicelli in unhygienic and dirty environment at nearby Jalochhatara area, seized huge adulterated foodstuffs worth Taka three-lakh and destroyed those.

The mobile court fined “Messer’s Mala Printing and Packaging Factory Taka two-lakh at Honumantola area of the city, seized huge quantity of illegally produced polythene sheet worth about Taka 10-lakh and destroyed those in on Friday.