Nine mobile courts of the district administration fined 49 people Taka 35,450 in different upazilas, including the district headquarters, for breaching Covid-19 safety rules.
According to the district administration sources, nine teams conducted the raids in seven upazilas including the district town and fined 49 people Taka 35,450 for not wearing masks and moving outside without any reason.Executive magistrate of the district administration Yusuf Hasan and upazila executive magistrates of the seven upazilas led the operation teams from morning to 10 pm on Wednesday.
The mobile courts also distributed masks free of cost among the poor and helpless people.
Executive magistrate of the district administration Yusuf Hasan told journalists that the number of corona infected people is increasing each day as people are reluctant to maintain health guidelines.
The district administration is conducting mobile courts to create awareness among the people about the spread of COVID-19.