BHOLA: A man who was held with 300 dead chickens at Charfasson upazila in the district on Saturday was fined Tk 50,000.
Fined Russell is a resident of Abu Bakarpur union in the upazila.Upazila assistant commissioner (land) Ripon Biswas said locals caught Russell at Charfasson Purbo Bazar around 10:00 pm while he was dressing those at a shop, and informed police.
It was learned that he brought the dead chickens in five sacks from a poultry farm in the union to the Bazar.
Later, he was fined Tk 50,000, in default, to suffer three months in jail, under the Consumers’ Right Protection Act.
The shop owner could not be apprehended as he fled the scene.
The chickens were to be delivered to a hotel in Charfasson Bazar on a contract.