A mobile court seized 21 maunds of polythene from Park Market in the town yesterday and detained two polythene traders.
They detainedNazrul Islam of Chituliapara village in Bhuapur upazila and Mohammad Razib of Hugra village in Tangail Sadar upazila in this connection and fined the duo Tk 50,000 each. In default, they are to suffer three months in jail.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion raided the kitchen market in the morning, said Sajib Kumar Ghosh, inspector of Directorate of Environment in the district.
Executive Magistrate Sukhamay Sarkar, also assistant commissioner (Land) in Tangail, led the court, said Sajib.