5 establishments fined Tk 10-lakh in Rangpur

A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-13) in day-long anti-adulteration drives on Thursday fined five establishments Taka 10-lakh and destroyed huge adulterated foodstuffs and polythene worth Taka 20-lakh in Rangpur city.

“Led by Executive Magistrate Anisur Rahman from RAB headquarters, the court conducted drives at different areas of the city with participation of officials of Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute (BSTI) and other organisations,” a press release said on Friday, reports BSS.

The mobile court fined ‘Fulkuri Lachhcha Bread and Confectionery’ at Jalkor area of the city Taka three-lakh for producing adulterated foodstuffs, seized and destroyed huge quantity of adulterated foodstuffs worth Tk 3.80 lakh as per the laws concerned.