June 19, 2021, 4:19 pm
After two days of earthquakes in Sylhet last week, ten days later, two earthquakes were felt again yesterday. But some traders were not aware of this. Businesses are opening shops in risky buildings in the midst of intense fears. For this reason, the mobile court of Sylhet City Corporation on Tuesday (June 8) fined the owners of several shops in the city.
Sisik also launched a crackdown on illegal car parking on the road.
Alim Shah, Sisik’s public relations officer, said a mobile court in Sisik had filed a case against the individuals and organizations on Tuesday for conducting business in a risky building in the city and parking cars illegally on the road. The accused were also fined Tk 3,100.
The mobile court led by Sylhet City Corporation Property Officer and Executive Magistrate Yasmin Nahar Ruma and Executive Magistrate Sunanda Roy conducted the operation in Bandarbazar, Zindabazar, Chauhatta and Dargah Gate areas of the city.
A mobile court has filed a case against five people for illegally parking cars on the road during the operation and obstructing the movement of citizens. Each was fined Rs 300.
The restaurant was also fined Tk 1,000 under the Consumer Rights Act for producing and serving food in an unhealthy environment.
Officers and employees of the concerned department of Sisik and a team of Sylhet Metropolitan Police were present in the operation.