15 houses fined for having Aedes larvae

The owners of 15 houses in Dhaka north and south city corporations were fined a total of Tk 6.69 lakh after detecting Aedes mosquito larvae on Thursday. Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) imposed fine of Tk 6.25 lakh on the owners of nine buildings after detecting Aedes mosquito larvae at their residences.

Five mobile courts conducted operations in DNCC area today as part of the city corporation’s month long combing operation to eliminate Aedes. As part of the combing operation, DNCC officials visited 261 houses and detected Aedes mosquito larvae at 18 houses.  Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) fined the owners of six buildings Tk44, 000 due to existence of Aedes mosquito larvae at their houses. The mobile court of DSCC visited 118 houses and found Aedes mosquito larvae at four houses.