DNCC sues 15 for flouting health rules

Staff Correspondent

24 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Mobile courts of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Sunday filed cases against 15 people and fined them Tk 86,000 for disobeying health guidelines to prevent Covid-19 and other offences.

Executive Magistrates Julkar Nayan, Abdullah Al Baki and Saleha Binte Siraj conducted the drives in the areas under Uttara, Karwanbazar and Mirpur.

The magistrates said that they sued the people for not wearing masks and maintaining social distancing to prevent Covid-19, serving food in the restaurants in violation of rules and breeding mosquito larvae inside establishments.

During the drives, the magistrates also carried out awareness campaign and distributed masks and hand-sanitizers among the people.