8 city shops fined for selling polybags
A mobile court yesterday fined eight shop owners at Shantinagar and Fakirerpul in the city Tk 63,000 for selling and storing polybags illegally.
The mobile court led by Sukumar Biswas, Dhaka Divisional acting director of the Department of Environment (DoE), also seized one ton of polybags.
Out of eight storeowners, three were from Fakirerpul and five from Shantinagar, who were fined Tk 18,000 and Tk 45,000 respectively.
The court realised Tk 54,000 in fines on the spot.
The court also sealed Bhai Bhai Packaging in Fakirerpul for storing polybags.
Dhaka district's Executive Magistrate Mohammad Jasim Uddin conducted the mobile court in cooperation with Dhaka Metropolitan Police by police and DoE officials.
The drive will continue till September 23.