Twelve mobile courts of the district administration have fined 76 people Taka 57,400 in six upazilas, including the district headquarters, for breaching Covid-19 safety rules and violating the rules of the ongoing countrywide strict lockdown to prevent coronavirus infection.
According to the district administration sources, a total of twelve mobile teams conducted the raids in various areas in six upazilas, including the district town, and fined 76 people Taka 57,400 for not wearing masks, not maintaining social distance, violating the rules of the ongoing countrywide strict lockdown and moving outside without any reason.
Executive magistrate of the district administration Yusuf Hasan and upazila executive magistrate, assistant commissioner (land) and Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of the six upazilas led the operation teams from morning 8 am to 10 pm on Friday.
Executive Magistrate of the district administration Yusuf Hasan told BSS that the government has announced a strict lockdown across the country to prevent coronavirus infection.
We are working in the field since morning, taking legal action against those who disobeyed government laws without urgency, leaving the house without any reason and driving transport, pickup vans, motorbikes, and keeping shops and businesses establishments open, he said.
Police, RAB, BGB, Navy and other law enforcers are assisting in the operation.