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Aedes Breeding Ground

Engineer jailed for 15 days

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 10 August, 2021 12:00 AM
  • Print news

A mobile court of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Monday sentenced an engineer to 15 days in prison on charge of having Aedes larvae in his under-construction building.    

DNCC executive magistrate Saleha Binte Siraj jailed Golam Mostafa, an engineer of a site of Shamsul Alamin Real Estate (SARE), for the offence while conducting an anti-mosquito drive in Mirpur area.

 The corporation conducted only two mobile courts and realised Tk 1.30 lakh a fine for having Aedes larvae in their buildings. 

On the other hand, Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) conducted nine mobile courts on the day and fined 11 persons TK 2.66 lakh.

A mobile court of the DSCC fined Bijoy Developers Tk 2 lakh for having Aedes larvae in an under-construction building of the company.