Three jailed for food adulteration

Staff Correspondent

15 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Mobile courts led by Dhaka South City Corporation magistrates have sentenced three businessmen to jail and fined other business shops Tk 4 lakh during several drives against food adulteration in the city on Monday.

The three businessmen are Mostafa Kamal, owner of Silvana Restaurant in Shahbagh Aziz Super Market, Altaf Hossain, owner of Bismillah Hotel in Shahbagh Aziz Super Market, and Mujibur Rahman, owner of New Dhaka Kabab in Paltan area. They were sentenced to jail for 3, 5 and 15 days respectively.

All of them were given the punishment under penal code 273.

During the drives in Shahbagh, Paltan, Azimpur and Islampur zones of DSCC, the mobile courts also warned the food shop owners against adulteration.