5 punished for selling adulterated drugs in Shibganj

Our Correspondent

27 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHAPAINAWABGANJ: A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has convicted five persons for selling adulterated medicine in Shibganj upazila of the district.

The court awarded four persons six months jail and also fined them Tk. 10,000 each, in default, they will have to suffer more 15 days in prison. Another one person was also fined Tk. 5,000 for the same allegation. The court conducted a drive on Thursday evening and found them guilty in selling adulterated medicine.

The jail-term awardees are – Md Dohimun Ali, 25, son of late Abdul Malek of Kachipur village under Gomostapur upazila, Md Amirul Islam, 35, son of Md Nurul Islam of Dharichatra village, Md Motahar Ali, 50, son of late Nurul Islam Jhatu of the same village and Md Rubel, 30, son of Md Tanu of Chakharipur village. Apart from this, one Md Abdur Rahim, 18, son of Md Sirajul Islam of Kansat Baganpara village was also fined.

RAB said, the court led by executive magistrate Md Sakib-Al-Rabbi and assistant director of Drug Administration Fuara Yasmin conducted the raid at Chakkirti Bazar and found that the convicted persons were selling adulterated medicines.