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15,500-kg adulterated jaggery seized in Natore

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  • 20 January, 2023 12:00 AM
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15,500-kg adulterated jaggery seized in Natore

RAJSHAHI: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB, in separate anti-crime drives, seized 15,500 kilograms of spurious date jaggery and fined Taka 2.64 lakh in Natore district on Wednesday, said the RAB sources here on Thursday. 

On tips-off, a team of the elite force unearthed six fake date manufacturing factories at Kumarkhali under Gurudaspur Upazila and at Chalkbalarampur under Shingra upazila and seized huge spurious date jaggery and jaggery making chemicals and instruments, including sugar, fitkari, hydrous and butter. 

The operation team also fined the factory owners Taka 2.64 lakh for their involvement in the malpractice.