Anti-mosquito drive ends

Larvae found in 210 DNCC spots; offenders fined Tk 10.82 lakh

Staff Correspondent

1 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has found mosquito larvae in 210 spots while carrying out a weeklong anti-mosquito drive in its 10 zones. 

A total of 89 cases were filed against those who were responsible for creating the environment suitable for mosquitoes to breed while the city corporation also fined the offenders Tk 10.82 lakh. During the drive, the DNCC inspected some 44,968 roads, drainages and establishments and destroyed the breeding grounds of mosquitoes, said a press release.

Pesticide was also sprayed in 30, 129 breeding spots during the weeklong drive, which concluded on Sunday. 

The zones were Uttara, Mirpur-2, Mohakhali, Mirpur-10, Karwanbazar, Harirampur, Uttarkhan, Dakkhinkhan, Vatara and Satarkul.