BHOLA: Seven mobile courts of the district administration on Wednesday fined 50 people Taka 40,300 in four upazilas, including the district headquarters, for breaching corona safety rules and violating lockdown restrictions.
According to the district administration sources, a total of seven mobile teams conducted the raids at various areas in four upazilas, including the district town, and fined 50 people Taka 40,300 for not wearing masks, not maintaining social distance, violating the rules of the ongoing countrywide strict lockdown and moving outside without any reason.Meanwhile, two persons were sentenced to three days imprisonment for violating the rules of the ongoing countrywide strict lockdown in Sadar upazila.
Executive magistrate of the district administration Yusuf Hasan and upazila executive magistrate, assistant commissioner (land) and Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of the four upazilas led the operation teams from this morning 8am to 2 pm.
Executive Magistrate of the district administration Yusuf Hasan told BSS 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.
Police, RAB, BGB, Navy and other law enforcers are assisting in the operation.
The mobile court will continue to prevent anti-lockdown activities, he added.