6 fined for violating directives

Staff Correspondent

9 April, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A mobile court fined six shopkeepers Tk 60,000 for not keeping shops closed at Lohagara upazila in the district on Wednesday. 

The Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Tausif Ahmed conducted the drive at Darbesh Hat Road of the upazila.

The fined shopkeepers were Md Mashuk, 28, Md Absar, 30, Abdul Hamid, 22, Taj Uddin, 30, Shamsul Alam, 46, and Khayer Ahmad, 45.

UNO Tausif said they fined the shopkeepers for violating the government directive of keeping shops closed following the coronavirus pandemic.

The UNO also urged people of his area to follow the government directives and warned stern actions against the rule violators.