Thursday, 28 October, 2021

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3 fined Tk 1.41 lakh for housing aedes larvae

Mobile courts of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) on Monday filed several cases against three people and fined them Tk 1.41 lakh as mosquito larvae were found inside their houses.

Executive Magistrates AH Erfanuddin Ahmed and Tanjila Kabir Tropha conducted the anti-mosquito drive in the capital’s Armanitola and Lalbag areas.

Erfanuddin said, “Today, we have inspected six under-construction buildings and 35 residential houses. We have found aedes larvae in one under-construction building and fined the owner Tk 1 lakh while another house owner was fined Tk 11, 000 for having stagnant water and congenial environment for Aedes in his building.”

Executive Magistrate Tanjila fined owner of an under-construction building Tk 30,000 for having Aedes larvae inside his building.