50 detained in Khulna for not wearing masks

Our Correspondent

10 November, 2020 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: The local administration of the district conducted separate drives in different parts of the city on Monday and arrested 50 people for not wearing mask.

The mobile court also fined eight people Tk 6,500 during the drives in the city.

Additional deputy commissioner of Khulna, Yusuf Ali, said the government has taken strict measures to contain the possible second wave of Covid-19 and those who would be found without masks will be sentenced to jail.

On Sunday, the government directed people of all faiths to wear masks while visiting places of worship, including mosques, temples and churches across the country, apprehending a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic might rip through Bangladesh during the southern hemisphere’s winter that is almost here.