Drive against Aedes larvae: Bakery in Old Dhaka fined Tk 50,000
A mobile court of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) today fined a bakery in Old Dhaka Tk 50,000 after finding Aedes mosquito larvae at the site.
The mobile court, led by DSCC Executive Magistrate Tanzila Kabir Trapa, also filed a case against the authority of the bakery -- Jahan Toast Special Biscuit Factory -- of Mim Food at Debidas Ghat Lane.
Tanzila Kabir said they conducted the drive based on information and imposed the fine the money after finding Aedes larvae.
The DSCC mobile courts also conduct awareness campaigns at different parts of the Dhaka south areas so that people clean their houses and yards and destroy all possible breeding sources.
DSCC Zone-3 Executive Officer Babor Ali Meer said as a part of their activities they are conducting an awareness programme under the leadership of local councillors to destroy all possible breeding sources of Aedes mosquitoes.
They are also urging imams of mosques to play a vital role to make people aware, he added.