Mobile courts in Khulna fined 30 people for violating coronavirus related guidelines including unnecessary movement and defying social distancing in last 24 hours as of 10 am on Thursday.
The mobile courts fined around Taka 22,400 conducting drives in Khalishpur, Sonadanga, Natun Rasta Mor, Shibbari intersection, Bora Bazar, South Central Road, TB Cross Road, Nurnagar, Boyra College Square and Daulatpur Bazar areas of the city.Executive Magistrate Md. Setu Kumar Barua, Md. Rakibul Hasan and Debashish Bosak of Khulna district administration conducted the special mobile courts to have a look that whether people maintains coronavirus related guidelines.
The army personnel and other law enforcement agencies’ members assisted the mobile courts. Executive Magistrate Md. Setu Kumar Barua said some defiant persons were penalized for violating ‘stay at home’ guidelines, opening shops and not maintaining social distancing.
Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Md. Yousuf Ali of Khulna said 30 people were fined under Section 188 of Penal Code 1860.