4 drug stores fined in Ctg

Staff Correspondent

14 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A mobile court of the Chittagong district administration on Tuesday fined four pharmacies Tk 2.80 lakh in the city for selling banned medicines.

Chattogram district administration Executive Magistrate Ashraful Hasan led the drive at the Hazari Goli, known as largest medicine market of the city.

Staff Officer and Executive Magistrate Omar Faruk said the four pharmacies were selling banned, unregistered, harmful and government medicines.

The court fined New Drug House Tk 100,000, Gopal Medical Hall Tk 80,000, M Medico Tk 60,000 and Prabhati Drug Tk 40,000, he said.

Seized illegal medicines will be destroyed following rules, he added.