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135 businesses fined Tk 5.54 lakh

Staff Correspondent

17 October, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) has fined 135 businesses Tk 5.54 lakh across the country for breaching consumer law.

During the drive on Tuesday, the directorate fined the businesses on various charges including food adulteration and processing foods in unhygienic condition.

The drives were conducted in Dhaka, Chattogram, Faridpur, Gazipur, Goopalganj,  Netrokona, Munshiganj,  Narsingdi, Mymensingh, Shariatpur, Tangail, Kishoreganj, Madaripur, Jamalpur,  Noakhali, Cummila, Chandpur, Sirajganj, Naogaon, Bogra, Kushtia, Narail, Jhenidah, Chuadanga,  Jashore, Sylhet, Moulvibazar, Habiganj, Bhola, Patuakhali, Pirojpur, Rangpur, Gaibandha, Kurigram and Thakurgaon.

A total of 44 officials of different district and divisional offices under DNCRP conducted the drives across the country.