September 20, 2021, 1:17 am
Abdullah Al Mamun: In Chapainawabganj, the sixth day of strict restrictions imposed across the country to prevent the transmission of corona virus has passed. Many of those who went out of the house in violation of the restrictions at that time had to face interrogation by the law enforcement agencies. Many have been fined.
Chandan Kar, executive magistrate of the district administration, said 102 cases had been filed against 102 people by operating mobile courts in different parts of the district on Tuesday for disobeying government directives. At the same time, a total fine of Tk 45,000 has been collected from them.
Meanwhile, some rickshaws and battery-powered autorickshaws were seen plying on the roads and highways. Other vehicles, including freight trucks, have been allowed to operate. On the other hand, public transport, shops, offices and courts were closed. However, food hotels, raw markets and drug stores have been found to be open in compliance with the restrictions.
Meanwhile, the district administration’s executive magistrate Raushna Jahan and executive magistrate SM Ashish Mumtaz are conducting operations in different parts of the city with the help of the army. At that time, they said, we have conducted public awareness campaigns in different places of the city from morning to afternoon. A fine of Tk 6,800 was levied in 15 cases for violating health rules.
Besides, patrols of mobile courts and law enforcers have been observed at various points in Rahanpur municipal area including 8 unions of Gomstapur upazila. Although most of the shops in the upazila are closed in Lockdown, many people have been seen opening their shops secretly. Along with goods vehicles, battery-powered small vehicles and the public can be seen on the roads.
From Tuesday morning till 5 pm, the executive magistrate of the mobile court, Assistant Commissioner (Land) Shahriar Nazir, collected a fine of Tk 1,400 in eight cases.