A mobile court yesterday fined three shops Tk 35,000 for selling beef at high prices in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram.
UNO Ruhul Amin, who led the drive, monitored several kitchen markets in guise of a customer.
Beef was supposed to be sold at Tk 500 to Tk 580, but the shops were selling it for Tk 650 to Tk 700, he said.
The court fined a factory Tk 30,000 for producing sub-standard ingredients in Madhya Burishchar area of the upazila, Amin added.
Another mobile court conducted a drive at Pahartoli Bazar and fined four shops Tk 45,000 for selling expired food and baby foods, said Executive Magistrate Suriya Yasmin, who led the drive.