400 maunds mangoes destroyed in drive
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has destroyed 4 hundred maunds of mangoes in a drive conducted at the warehouse in Jatrabari.
RAB Executive Magistrate Sarwar Alam conducted the drive on Wednesday.
Sarwar Alam said, those mangoes were scheduled to reach in the market at the end of May. But the mangoes were ripened by the businessmen using different tricks and brought those in the market before the scheduled time.
Later collecting 4 hundred maunds of mangoes from nine shops of the warehouse, those were destroyed by placing under the wheels of vehicles. Besides, in the drive nine shops were fined 24 lakh taka.
During the drive Maa Enterprise, Saddam Enterprise and Nangolkot Enterprise were fined 4 lakh taka each, Nannu Enterprise and Sajeeb Enterprise were fined 3 lakh taka each, Bandhu Banijyalay and Madaripur Banijyalay were fined 2 lakh taka each, Chandrapuri Sabji Bhandar and Sabiha Banijyalay were fined 1 lakh taka each.