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2 factories fined Tk 30,000 in Rangpur

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  • 24 February, 2022 12:00 AM
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2 factories fined Tk 30,000 in Rangpur

RANGPUR: A mobile court initiated by the Detective Branch (DB) of Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RpMP) fined 'Eco Laboratories Unani Factory' and 'Bharasha Mosquito Coil Factory' Taka 30,000 in the metropolis on Tuesday afternoon.

"Executive Magistrate of the district administration Tanuka Bhowmick led the court conducted at different areas under Tajhat police station," a press release issued by Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DB and Media) of RpMP Md Sajjad Hossain said on Wednesday afternoon.

The laboratories had been running without no-objection certificates of the Departments of Environment and Fire Service under an unhygienic environment violating the related laws, health and hygiene rules.

The Executive Magistrate fined the owner of 'Eco Laboratories Unani Factory' Md Mashiur Rahman Shahin Taka 10,000 under sections 18 (ka) of the Drugs Act, 1940 for the offenses.

Later, the mobile ouert fined the Manager of 'Bharasha Mosquito Coil Factory' Md Sohel Rana Taka 20,000 under section 43 of the Consumers' Right Protection Act, 2009 for similar reasons.

The court stopped production of medicines and mosquito coils in the factories till the registrations and ordered to strictly abide by the related rules and regulations in running the laboratory legally in the future.

Under direction of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DB) of RpMP Kazi Muttaki Ibnu Minan and supervision of its Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Md Sajjad Hossain, police officials participated in the drive.