CUMILLA: Separate mobile courts of the district administration on Tuesday fined 279 people Taka 3,38,750 in different upazilas, including the district headquarters, for breaching corona safety rules and violating the rules of the ongoing countrywide strict lockdown to prevent coronavirus infection.
According to the district administration sources, a total of 39 teams conducted the raids in seventeen upazilas, including the district town, and fined 279 people Taka 3,38,750 for not wearing masks, not maintaining social distance, violating the rules of the ongoing countrywide strict lockdown and moving outside without any reason.Executive magistrate of the district administration Abu Sayeed and upazila executive magistrate, assistant commissioner (land) and Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of the seventeen upazilas led the operation teams from this morning 8:00am to 2:00pm.
Executive Magistrate of the district administration Abu Sayeed told that the government has announced a strict lockdown across the country to prevent coronavirus infection.
We are working in the field since morning, taking legal action against those who disobeyed government law without urgency, leaving the house without any reason and driving transport, pickup vans, motorbikes, and keeping shops and businesses establishments open, he said.
The mobile court will continue to prevent anti-lockdown activities, he added.