Abu Taher BappaPublished:
2020-07-10 09:12:15 BdST
Huge fake health safety materials seized in Rangpur
A mobile court initiated by Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RpMP) seized huge fake health safety materials from a house and two shops and destroyed those and fined Taka 35,000 in the city on Wednesday afternoon.
“Executive Magistrate of Rangpur district administration Afrin Jahan led the mobile court at Babu Khan and Betpotti areas of the city,” Assistant Commissioner of Police (Detective Branch-DB) of RpMP Altaf Hossain told journalists on Thursday afternoon.
During the raids, the mobile court seized 1,000 bottles of fake Fixxol (1,000 ml each), 2,000 blank bottles of 1,000 ml fake Fixxol, 3,000 pieces of stickers for the bottles, 50 kg of chalk powder, 50 kg of white cement, 500 pieces of tiles pudding, 15 litres of chemicals, 20 of kg of chemical powders and other materials worth Taka two lakh from the house of Mostafizur Rahman in Baby Khan area of Rangpur city.
The mobile court fined Mostafizur Rahman Taka 20,000 and destroyed the seized fake health safety materials and other goods.
Later, the mobile court seized huge quantities of fake Fixxol worth Taka 50,000 from the shop of Dhirendra Nath Sarker at Betpotti area of the city, fined him Taka 5,000 and destroyed the seized fake health safety materials.
Yet in another raid, the mobile court seized huge quantities of fake Fixxol worth Taka one lakh from the shop of Md. Zahid at Betpotti area of the city in the evening, fined him Taka 10,000 and destroyed the fake health protection materials.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DB) of RpMP Md. Abu Maruf Hossain, its Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (DB and Media) Uttam Kumar Pathak, Assistant Commissioner of Police (DB) Altaf Hossain, Inspectors Rajesh Kumar and Feroz Hossain were present.
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