Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | ePaper
Aedes larvae found on site
Five bldg owners fined: Construction official jailed
A mobile court on Saturday sent an official of a construction company to jail for three days after Aedes mosquito larvae were found at an under-construction building in the city's Dhanmondi area.
The official was identified as Palash, a Supervisor of Nagar Homes Ltd, said a press release issued by the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC).
The construction company was also handed a fine of Tk 50,000 in this connection, the release read.
A mobile court led by DSCC's Executive Magistrate Mizanur Rahman launched a drive in and around the construction site in Dhanmondi-12 in the morning and found Aedes mosquito larvae there, it mentioned.
Besides, the DSCC's mobile courts have inspected 141 buildings in different areas, including Jatrabari, Sadarghat and Dhanmondi, to destroy Aedes mosquito larvae and breeding grounds.
During the drives, the mobile courts also fined the owners of five buildings a total of Tk 17,000 as they found Aedes mosquito larvae, dirty and unclean environment on the buildings' premises, it added.