53 persons, instts sued for housing Aedes larvae

Staff Correspondent

12 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Mobile courts of the two city corporations of Dhaka on Sunday sued 53 persons and institutions for keeping their surroundings favourable for Aedes mosquitoes. 

They also realised Tk 6.50 lakh in fines, conducting anti-mosquito drives.  

During the drives, mobile courts of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) also destroyed larvae of Aedes in different establishments by spraying pesticides and conducting cleanliness activities.  

DSCC conducted seven mobile courts in Segunbagicha, Banasree, Agamasi Lane, Bakshibazar, Jatrabari, Donia area and inspected 220 houses and establishments. 

They sued 21 persons and institutions for having Aedes larvae inside their buildings and realised Tk 4.17 lakh in fines during the inspection.

On the other hand, DNCC conducted seven mobile courts under its jurisdiction and sued the owners of 32 establishments and fined them Tk 2.41 lakh for the same.