A mobile court on Thursday night fined two factories in Chittagong city's Panchlaish and Khulshi areas Tk 1.0 million (Tk 10 lakh) for various offences. Led by Executive Magistrate Md Sarwar and assisted by RAB personnel, the court raided Thai Food Products Limited and Farmic Laboratories Limited, a medicine factory, and slapped fine of Tk500,000 on each business establishments, the former for producing adulterated food items and latter for selling products without mentioning expiry date. The court instantly realised the fine.
The court also seized 10 cartons of adulterated and old medicines from Farmic Laboratories and destroyed them, according to a news agency. - Idrak
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